Department of Psychology
The psychology department provides a strong liberal arts background in
contemporary psychological theory and research. Students are offered a
high-quality educational experience in psychology as a behavioral,
cognitive, social science and applied discipline.
majors complete a set of foundation courses that teach the history and
breadth of the field. For further exploration in a particular area,
students can select one of five concentrations: cognitive, social,
clinical, organizational or biopsychology. Students can also select a
general curriculum covering all five areas. For more information on
courses in each concentration, please see the catalog.
The mission of the psychology department is to enable students to think
scientifically about human behavior, appreciate the diversity of human
behavior and experience, and pursue a variety of post-graduate career