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Thursday, May 23, 2019


Department Mission Statement

University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Department provides access to high-quality education that promotes student learning and enables individuals to develop to their fullest potential.

Academic Degrees Offered

Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Cost of Attendance

Campus Tuition and Fees

Student Life

Psychology Society

Possible professions in the area:

  • Counseling
  • Addiction Counselor
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Social Work
  • Psychologist
  • School Counselor
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy

2+2 Agreements

BS Addiction Studies and Treatment
BS Psychology

UA Little Rock
BA Psychology

BS Psychology


James Becker
Instructor of Psychology
M.A. Southeast Missouri State University
B.A. Southeast Missouri State University

Michael Loya
Instructor of Psychology
M.A. Evangel University
B.A. Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Julia Ramey
Instructor of Psychology
Master of Applied Psychology

Areas of interest: Health Psychology and Environmental Psychology

Randall Robertson
Instructor of Psychology
MA in Counseling & Education Psychology
BS in Social Psychology

Areas of interest: Teaching critical thinking

Community engagement: Sunday School Teacher

Julie Wright-Locke
Instructor of Psychology
ABD Doctoral Student
Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor
Nationally Certified Counselor
Licensed Private Investigator
Former Hostage Negotiator
Former Deputy for Pulaski County Sheriff

Areas of interest: Abnormal Psychology, Counseling, Law Enforcement, Forensic Psychology, Addiction and Drug Abuse Studies, Behavioral Analysis, General Psychology

Community engagement: Board Member of Arkansas Mental Health Counselor’s Association, Past volunteer Attorney General Office disability fraud

Professional Organizations: American Association of Christian Counselors, Arkansas Mental Health Counselor’s Association, National Board of Certified Counselor’s Association