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Welcome to the Psychology Department

Hi there!

From Los Angeles City College Psychology Department

Have you ever wondered why people do what they do?

In our classes, you will gain valuable knowledge that can be used in any line of work!

We offer a variety of classes such as:

Biological Psychology

Life Span Development

Personal Development

Abnormal Psychology

Social Psychology

Internship Classes

We have a Psychology Transfer degree… prepares you for your 4-year degree.

We also offer certificates: Mental Health Specialist and/or Addiction Studies Counselor

Take 10 to 13 classes to be certificate ready for a job in the mental health field.

Make New Friends. Join the Forever Jung Psychology Club.

Try Psychology 1 to get a great overview of the field.

We are dedicated to making you the best you can be.

Best Wishes, Los Angeles City College Psychology Department.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment for psychology jobs is expected to grow faster than average over the next decade.Our Department

Psychology is a broad-ranging scientific field dedicated to studying the integrative aspects of mind, brain, and behavior. Courses in our department explore topics related to neuroscience, development, sensation, perception, learning, memory, intelligence, motivation, emotion, stress, human flourishing, group dynamics, personality, addiction studies, and mental health. 

The Department provides day, evening, weekend, and online classes to meet the diverse needs of our student population. Students can take 8-week or 16-week courses during the Fall and Spring. There are also 5-week courses offered in the Summer and Winter.

Programs in our department facilitate students to achieve completion of transfer degrees, certificates, and Associate's Degrees in Psychology. In addition, our Human Services program specifically trains students for career opportunities in a wide range of human health services, including mental health and addiction counseling. Programs in our department can be completed in less than two years and the Associate in Arts for Transfer degree ensures students entrance into a California State University for completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or a similar major. More information about our degrees and certificate programs are available through Degrees & Certificates

Mission Statement

The mission of the LACC Psychology department is to facilitate student knowledge in the study of human behavior, prepare students for employment or further study in the field of psychology, and enhance interpersonal and intrapsychic knowledge.