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The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program focuses on the scientific study of behavior, cognition, and emotion. Through in-depth exploration of psychological theory and research, including: hands-on learning in research laboratories, internships, and community-based projects, students gain tools for understanding the complexities of behavioral phenomena. The Psychology Department helps to prepare students to understand and appreciate the importance of critical thinking combined with empirical evidence in the understanding of human and animal nature. The department offers learning experiences that enrich students’ understanding of functioning from behavioral, biological, cognitive, developmental, humanistic, organizational, psychodynamic, social, and sociocultural perspectives.