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​What is psychology?

Many have a misconception that psychology is all about therapy and counseling, specifically with people who suffer from major mental disorders, but that is only a small part of what psychology is all about.  Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes; not just abnormal/disordered behavior but ALL behavior and mental processes.  Psychology deals with many interesting topics including sensation and perception, learning, memory, social influences, personality, and aging.


Why should I study psychology?

Many students who study psychology are surprised at how much they learn about themselves and the people around them.  After studying psychology, you may view the world just a little differently as you gain a better understanding of human nature.  Psychology may be especially beneficial to those planning to go into the fields of education, social services, nursing, etc., but an understanding of basic psychology can be helpful in any field.


What psychology courses can I take at Brazosport College?

We offer several psychology courses at Brazosport College each semester.  

View our Course Info to see detailed course descriptions.


 Contact Us

Wayne Pryor

Division Chair
Office: B-244A
Phone: (979) 230-3222

Susie Kalenda

Office Professional 
Office: B-244 
Phone: (979) 230-3326

Cassandra Gonzalez
Office: B.226
Phone: (979) 230-3667

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday
(979) 230-3226

Adjunct Faculty                  


Denise Rhone
Office: B.244
Phone: (979) 230-3226

Jo Greathouse
Office: J.117
Phone: (979) 230-3343  

Steve McLain
Office: B.244
Phone: (979) 230-3226

Sandra Vandaveer
Office: B.244
Phone: (979) 230-3226





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