Our Program at a glance
PSYCHOLOGY AT NSC
Psychology is the scientific study of the behavior of individuals and their mental processes. The psychology program at NSC is dedicated to providing students with rigorous academic preparation in the science of psychology. This preparation emphasizes an empirical approach to the study of psychology with a concerted focus on the use of research methodology and evidence-based strategies to better understand and solve problems. Ultimately, our program aims to cultivate well-rounded students with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and lifelong learning skills needed to succeed in the workplace and in graduate school.
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Nevada State College Mission
At NSC, excellence fosters opportunity. Excellence in teaching leads to innovative, technology-rich learning opportunities that promote the acquisition of interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. Quality, affordable four-year degree programs open the door to career success and enhanced quality of life for a diverse population of students. Our graduates, in turn, foster the greatest opportunity – the promise of a stronger community and a better future for all of Nevada.
As the only four-year, comprehensive public college in the state of Nevada, NSC places a special emphasis on the advancement of a diverse and largely underserved student population. In this role, the college emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary service, engaging learning experiences, and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all corners of the campus. During the past 12 years, NSC has achieved remarkable success in furthering its mission and core values.