Welcome to the Psychology Department at Columbus State Community College!
Psychology is the study of behavior and mental processes. Simply put, it's an exciting
field that helps us understand who we are, what we think, how we feel, and why we
behave the way we do. The many sub-fields of psychology - abnormal, developmental,
social, personality, and more - make it applicable to most every major, occupation, or
The CSCC Psychology Department has over 50 full-time and adjunct instructors who have
experience in diverse areas of psychological research, teaching, and service. In
addition, the Psychology Department houses the Education Program which provides courses
for those entering the teaching profession. We offer a variety of classes that can
help you earn your associates degree or start you on the path towards earning your
bachelors. Transfer agreements and partnerships with other four-year institutions
allow you to take your first steps towards a degree in psychology in the more personal
classroom setting that Columbus State provides.
A list of course descriptions can be found via the link to the right.
Enroll in a psychology class today and discover the fascinating world of human thoughts
309 Center for Technology and Learning (TL)
550 East Spring St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Main Office: 614-287-2040
Gary Piggrem, PhD
THE DR. CAROLYN KAUFMAN
STUDENT RECOGNITION LIST
Each semester, the Student Recognition Committee of the Psychology Department considers
students nominated by their instructors to be recognized for their hard work and dedication
in their Psychology or Education classes.
The Student Recognition List is named after Dr. Carolyn Kaufman, a former Psychology
faculty member who epitomized the very qualities that are being considered for this
The following students are being recognized for their leadership, engagement, and
outstanding performance in their Psychology classes.
Linnea R. Clouse
Joshua Elisha Geist
Molly Van Gilder