Psychology is a fascinating, multi-dimensional field of study and professional practice.
Students who declare this major learn the various subfields of the discipline and are prepared to take their place in prominent graduate degree programs at major institutions across the nation. Should you select Psychology as your major, you will be linked with an advisor who will guide you through an efficient course selection process. You will have the opportunity to become actively engaged in research activities, the Psychology Club, and the “Last Thursday” events. These are designed to expand your knowledge and assist you with successful matriculation through the program.
The Department of Psychological Sciences degree programs are based upon the American Psychological Association’s Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major (Version 2.0). The degree programs are based upon the following goals:
Goal 1: Knowledge Base in Psychology
Goal 2: Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking
Goal 3: Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World
Goal 4: Communication
Goal 5: Professional Development
Careers in the Psychological Sciences
- Psychology (B.S.)
- Psychology (B.A.)
- Correctional Science
- The Psychology Club
PY 101 : Principles of Psychology
PY 361 : Marriage and the Family
PY 430 : Psychological Testing
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