Psychology is the scientific study of how individuals and groups think, feel and behave. It gives students a better understanding of themselves and others. The study of psychology is useful for most career paths: medicine, human resources, academia, business, marketing, defence forces, social and community work. The study of Psychology at tertiary level is helpful for further tertiary studies in the area.
Hawker College students will understand how individuals think, feel and act within different contexts. Such knowledge has the potential to empower and enhance individual abilities and facilitate awareness of the human condition, along with tolerance and respect for others.
Units from Psychology and Sociology can be combined to make a Behavioural Sciences minor, major, major minor or double major.