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About the Department

Delve into fascinating questions of human thought, emotion, and behavior. How do the brain and the mind interact? How do social and cultural forces shape us? How do we change from birth to death? How can we use psychology to help people overcome challenges in their lives, workplaces, and communities? Gain the expertise of the psychologist through courses, internships, and faculty-led research. Our graduates are well prepared for advanced study and exciting careers.


Partners in Research

Students collaborate with faculty in 20 research labs, expanding knowledge (while having fun!).


Close Community

Small classes and active mentorship connect faculty and students in bonds that last beyond graduation.

Classical Studies

Career Foundation

The skills and insights of the psychologist translate to many fields: law, medicine, business, and more.

  • April 28, 2017

    2017 DEPARTMENTAL CEREMONY INFORMATION: PSYCHOLOGY When and where will it be held? The departmental ceremony will be Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Student Recreation Center from 12:00-1:30 PM. Although you may know the way, be sure to alert your guests of the location, especially those who may need special assistance. Please use the back entrance...

  • April 24, 2017

    We're so proud of all of our students' accomplishments! The 2016-2017 Scholarship Newsletter highlights our major awards and scholarships given to Psychology majors during the year. Click here to check it out! Keep up the hard work, Psychology majors!