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Heartland Community College

Psychology Information

  • Explore the depths of human thought and behavior as a student of psychology at HCC. You'll focus on the different branches of psychology, the theoretical perspectives of each and the common history and research methods used in the field.

  • More advanced coursework focuses on the practical application of psychology through observation, communication and research. As an HCC student, you can join the Meditation Club and apply relaxation techniques learned in psychology coursework. Courses include Personality, Child and Adolescent Psychology, Adult Development and Aging, Abnormal Psychology and Human Sexuality.

  • By studying psychology you'll develop critical thinking, effective one-on-one and small group communication skills and a better understanding of individual human behavior. You'll be prepared to transfer to a four-year college or university where you can complete additional studies and equip yourself for positions often held by those with a psychology background including Business/Sales

    • Counselor
    • Criminal Investigator
    • Human Resources Manager
    • Social Worker
    • Statistician
  • Earn your Heartland degree and transfer to a four-year college or university:

    Associate in Arts - Concentration in Psychology

    If you plan to complete the first two years of study at Heartland and then continue your studies as a psychology major at a four-year institution in Illinois, the Associate in Arts (AA) transfer preparation program is the path for you.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Division Office

ICB 2000 & 2100
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8620
Fax: 309-268-7991
Email: LASS Office

Lynda Sinkiewich

Dean of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


Carol Hahn

Associate Dean of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Debbie Chiaventone

ICB 2106
Phone: 309-268-8634