Psychology Department

The discipline of psychology is concerned with defining, explaining, predicting and influencing human behavior The Psychology Department at Laney College offers a rich variety of courses that support our state-approved Associate of Arts for Transfer (AA-T) degree, which guarantees students who earn the degree AND who meet the minimum eligibility requirements admission to a California State University, but not necessarily to a particular program or major. Course offerings include Introduction to General Psychology, Psychology of Childhood, Lifespan Development, Human Sexuality, Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Introduction to Research methods in Psychology. Through these courses, students acquire a solid foundation of knowledge about human behavior and the manifold influences of environmental , biological, social and cultural factors and forces.