Personal Website for Mr. De'Marcus I. Jackson, MS, PgCert
Master of Science in Educational Psychology
Post-Master's Certificate in General Psychology
Associate Professor in the PSYC Dept. at Columbia State Community College

Psychology Majors

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The Psychology Department at Columbia State is a good starting point to begin your study in psychology. The courses offered will give learners interested in psychology a solid foundation in the psychological sciences. Columbia State offers four psychology classes, two of which are "general education" classes and are transferrable to most colleges and universities in the United States:

  • PSYC 1030 - Introduction to Psychology (general education; offered every semester)

  • PSYC 2110 - Psychology of Adjustment (usually fall semester only)

  • PSYC 2120 - Social Psychology (usually spring semester only)

  • PSYC 2130 - Lifespan Development Psychology (general education; offered every semester)

Our quality team of well-educated and highly experienced psychology faculty at Columbia State will prepare learners for the challenging, yet rewarding field of psychology. After completing their education here at Columbia State, learners will be prepared to transfer to a 4-year institution ready to tackle the necessary coursework required to become a professional within the psychological sciences.

In order to expedite the entire process of forging a career in psychology, acquiring relevant coursework is extremely beneficial. The learner will be required to learn from a broad spectrum of studies and disciplines. Additionally, real-world, practical experience in the field is always desirable in preparing for the career in psychology. Once some work has been accomplished, and valuable experience has been gained, the learner will have an informed understanding of what it really means to undertake a career in psychology.

For more information about the Psychology Department at Columbia State, please email Mr. De'Marcus Jackson at

Following is a good website that discusses What Can I Do with a Psychology Degree? It might be helpful for psychology majors figuring out how to plan out their academic journey:

Below are a listing of colleges and universitites in Tennessee that Columbia State graduates typically transfer to. The links will lead psychology majors directly to the respective psychology departments of each school.

Psychology Programs at Tennessee Public Universities:

Austin Peay State University:


East Tennessee State University:


Middle Tennessee State University:


Tennessee State University:


Tennessee Tech University:


University of Memphis:


University of Tennessee: 


Other universities that Columbia State Learners sometimes transfer to:




University of Tennessee, Southern:

There is no website for UT Southern's Behavioral Science program. The program offers a BA or BS in Behavioral Sciences, with either a General Psychology Concentration or Human Services and Counseling Concentration. Contact Dr. Alicia Webb, Program Coordinator for Behavioral Sciences, with 




Online Psychology Degree Programs

Pursuing is definitely very challenging, but for highly-motivated Learners, it may be a better alternative than traditional brick-and-mortar education. Several of the universities mentioned above have online degree programs, some of which are in Psychology or a related field. However, the following link is also a good resource to look at:

Getting Your Online Psychology Degree