The discipline of psychology is a core part of a liberal arts education. As such, psychology is committed to the development of new knowledge regarding the bases of behavior, psychological processes, and the place of psychology within the area of liberal arts. An important aspect of psychology is the dissemination of and application of psychological knowledge so as to improve the understanding of behavior and how to use psychological knowledge to improve daily life.
Our Mission Statement:
Merritt College puts students first. Through our rich educational programs, we foster a culture of equity and inclusion that empowers students to achieve their greatest potential and make meaningful contributions to their respective communities and our global society.