Psychology

Department Chair: Jeff Cormier
Email: jeff.cormier@wvm.edu
Phone:
408-855-5483
Counseling:
408-855-5030

Psychology concerns itself with the study of human and animal behavior. It involves both pure science and the practical application of science to matters of everyday life. Those pursuing psychology as a field of study will find many career options centering around helping others understand, predict and control their own behavior and the behavior of others. Training in psychology also provides a valuable foundation for many professions the involve interpersonal interaction and communication.

Highlights:
  • Exemplary instructional staff with several years of experience.
  • A wide range of course offerings including psychology of personal growth and psychology of addiction and substance abuse.
  • Psychology courses complement AA degrees and/or certifications in many other fields: communications media, early childhood education, human services, interdisciplinary studies, marketing, medical assisting, teacher assisting, etc.
  • Transferable courses to the CSU and UC systems.

Additional Catalog Information

Full Time Faculty

Daniel Guich 408-855-5270
Email: daniel.guich@wvm.edu

Career Options
  • Administration
  • Behavior Analyst
  • Childcare Worker
  • College Professor
  • Human Services Specialist
  • Social Services Counselor
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Personnel Analyst
  • Probation Officer
  • Psychiatric Tech/Aide
  • Psychologist
  • Psychometrician
  • Public Survey
  • Research
  • Therapist
  • Training/Development Specialist
  • Ward Attendant
  • Youth Supervisor

Some career options require more than two years of college study.