The Behavioral Science/Psychology Department offers courses to help you achieve your goals. We offer an Associate of Arts degree for those seeking a two-year degree and enter the workforce. We also offer an Associate of Arts transfer degree designed for those looking to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree.

Psychology is the study of mind and behavior. It is an academic discipline and an applied science, which seeks to understand individuals and groups by establishing general principles and researching specific cases.

In this field, a professional is called a psychologist and can be classified as a social, behavioral, or cognitive scientist.

Potential Careers in Behavioral Science

Forensic Psychologist
Anthropologist
Social Worker
Food Addiction Researcher
Forensic Psychologist
Gerontologist
Geropsychologist
Military Psychologist
Neurologist
Neuropathologist
Psychiatrist
Psychologist
School Psychologist
Sociologist
Sports Psychologist

Behavioral Science Transfer Degree Options

Earning your associate in science degree at Moraine Valley can make it more likely that you will transfer to a four-year school with junior status. Learn more about how you can complete the first two years of your college education at Moraine Valley before transferring to a four-year school to earn a bachelor's degree.

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