Students in the Department of Psychology investigate human behavior and mental processes.

You'll focus on the theories, research techniques, and applications of the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. Students who successfully complete the psychology major:

  • Understand and appreciate the structure and operation of the psychology program.
  • Assess claims and make judgments on the basis of well-supported reasons.
  • Design and conduct empirical research.
  • Write scientific research reports at an undergraduate level.

The Department of Psychology offers a major and minor in psychology and a minor in socio-psychology.



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Chair, Professor