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What You’ll Study

Are you curious about understanding human behavior — how we think, interact, learn, and change — or do you have a passion for connecting with others? The psychology degree will prepare you for careers in a variety of fields involving human interaction, and it challenges students by teaching research, communication, and critical thinking skills.

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Our students build these flexible skill sets through experiences and internships at counseling centers, schools, research facilities, and law enforcement. Committed professors will also help you navigate your future, giving you the guidance and support you need to make informed decisions about the career path that’s right for you.

How Can You Use This Degree?

Many of our graduates become practitioners in the field of psychology, but our classes also prepare students for industries outside of psychology including:

  • Healthcare 
  • Education 
  • Government 
  • Administration 
  • Law 
  • Corporate roles 

Our graduates also pursue graduate degrees in business, law, clinical psychology, social work, and other counseling-related fields.   

Highlighted Courses

  • Developmental Psychology (PSY 210) 
  • Social Psychology (PSY 250) 
  • Psychological Disorders (PSY 271) 
  • Practicum in Group Dynamics (PSY 375) 

Program Contact

Melinda S. Harper, Ph.D.

Chair/Professor of Psychology 
Director, Transition to University (T2U) program

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