“The term psychology derives from the Greek roots psyche, meaning “soul” or “mind,” and logos, meaning “world” “Let’s define psychology as the systematic study of behavior and experience”.
citation: James W.Kalat. Introduction to psychology 9th edition, University at Albany, State University of New York
“Psychology degrees have emerged as one of the most popular options at colleges and universities throughout the world. In addition to offering a tremendous opportunity for personal growth, majoring in psychology opens up a huge range of career opportunities”
citation: Kendra Cherry, 10 great reasons to earn a psychology degree, why earning a psychology degree is a great choice, from :http://psychology.about.com/od/psychology101/tp/reasons-to-earn-a-psychology-degree.htm
“Whether it’s counseling people through hard times or figuring out ways to preemptively improve lives before those hard times set in, the study of psychology can prepare you for many rewarding careers.”
citation: collegexpress, Adapted from Major Decisions: A Guide to College Majors, by Terry Ward. Used with permission from Wintergreen Orchard House, 201, from http://www.collegexpress.com/articles-and-advice/majors-and-academics/articles/choosing-major/psychology/