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Psychology courses offered at Wenatchee Valley College contribute to the social sciences requirement (15 credits) for the associate of arts and sciences degree. In addition, students may develop individual interests through independent studies. Special courses designed to deal with unique subjects or timely topics are occasionally offered.


Offers an overview of psychology as a scientific study. Theories and research findings concerning many major branches of psychology will be examined. Application of psychology concepts to school, family, work and other life settings will be taught and discussed. Critical thinking about psychology concepts will be emphasized. Prerequisites: College-level reading, writing and study skills.