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The Psychology curriculum challenges students to critically evaluate complex issues in today’s world by exploring the science of human thought and behavior. Working closely with their advisor, students are encouraged to combine electives to form a thematic concentration that is personally and professionally meaningful.

Because psychology examines how and why people act, think, and feel, the Psychology Major (or Minor) is particularly useful when combined with other disciplines such as criminal justice, marketing, business communication, and management.

The Psychology Faculty is committed to service as teachers and mentors, helping students define their professional goals both in and out of the classroom through research projects, teaching assistant opportunities, internships and independent study. Students can participate in community service through the Psychology Club and other campus organizations. Students who excel academically may apply to join the Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology.