The Psychology program combines perspectives from both the social sciences and biological sciences in order to prepare students to understand human cognition, emotion, and behavior. Graduates will be prepared to continue their education in clinical or research programs, or to pursue careers in a variety of social service fields.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Social Sciences Department is to provide undergraduates a sound academic
foundation in the social sciences within the framework of a Christian worldview.

Major/ Career Opportunities

Students who have graduated from LCC with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology are prepared to pursue graduate studies in the Social Sciences. Graduates  may also pursue  careers in a variety of health and human service-related fields. In addition, graduates are prepared for any career that requires a broad-based liberal arts education.

The Psychology major consists of 177 ECTS required credits.


In 2014, the Psychology program was positively evaluated by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC), an independent public agency. The program is accredited through 2021-08-31.  To read excerpts from external evaluation report, please see here.

Psychology Program Plan is available here