Planning Your Courses
The Psychology Department is committed to helping students develop an appreciation for the basic areas of psychological science and the methodologies used by individuals engaged in psychological research. The courses that you will take in our department will examine contemporary psychological theories, research and special topics in the field; give you the opportunity to learn and practice research methodologies and strategies used in the discipline; and challenge you to apply your knowledge of psychological science to social issues and your everyday life. The Psychology Department is also committed to the University’s focus on educating students in the liberal arts. To this end, the coursework and faculty will facilitate your discovery of connections between psychology and other disciplines and, ideally, will foster your development as a human being and citizen.
The Psychology Department offers both the B.A. and B.S. degrees. Students can also minor in Psychology. Specific requirements for these degrees can be found below:
You are encouraged to work closely with your academic adviser as you plan select your program of study. Your relationship with your adviser provides the basis for developing a course of study and experiences within psychology that best suit your interests and goals for the future.