We are committed to providing students with knowledge of theories and research in the scientific study of behavior and mental activity.
Psychology students will learn the basic tools of psychological research and how to clearly communicate the results of scientific studies. Through internships, class projects and independent research, students will have the opportunity to put learned psychological principles into practice. Through this combination of classroom and practical learning the psychology program prepares students for graduate study or employment in psychology-related fields.
Students gain an in-depth perspective on psychological theory, research, mental health and clinical treatments. Students customize the curriculum by focusing on one of two concentrations: General Psychology or Human Factors.
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Students gain a basic understanding of core psychological terms, research methods, and conditions. Minors require 20 credits to complete.
All psychology department faculty hold advanced degrees. While teaching style varies by faculty member, all are committed to student success. This commitment to student learning has resulted in our faculty being awarded the:
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