Department of Psychology
Examine and experience the research that shapes the current understanding of human behavior, mental processes and emotional experience.
The Department of Psychology offers a major and minor in Psychology.
Requirements & Course Offerings
To review Psychology program requirements and course offerings, please visit our College Catalog (Hill Book).
The Psychology Department seeks to establish in students a strong foundation in the discipline. Emphasis is placed on examining and experiencing the research that has contributed to the current understanding of human behavior, mental processes and emotional experience.
A Hands-on Experience
In addition to learning basic principles in the core courses, Psychology students become fully involved in the science by designing and conducting research, analyzing data, and presenting findings.
Furthermore, students are given the opportunity to pursue individual interests through elective courses. Together, the core courses and the electives prepare students for graduate work and for a variety of career paths.
Additional Reasons to Study Psychology
Finally, the department promotes student application of psychological principles for personal enrichment and for meaningful community service.