Students interested in this area may also be interested in the Addiction Studies program.
West's Psychology Department has a comprehensive selection of courses providing quality instruction to all students whether they are Psychology Majors, or traditional students looking for General Education (GE) credit, or non-traditional students seeking to round out their education. Courses are offered at a variety of convenient times and are taught by highly qualified instructors who are dedicated to making their classes as interesting and useful as possible.
Professional opportunities to which the curriculum could lead occur in the healing professions; natural sciences; marriage, child, and family counseling; industry and business; public health; and social welfare. Psychology also provides valuable background for those seeking careers in such fields as anthropology, sociology, social work, law, medicine, nursing and mental health facilities, geriatrics, and child development.