The Psychology Department's primary mission is to promote the science of psychology—and along with instruction in the liberal arts—prepare students for post-baccalaureate careers and education, and a life of learning.
The ethical treatment of human and animal research participants, and of clients in applied settings, is stressed throughout the curriculum. Along with an understanding and appreciation of individual differences, students are enabled to develop ethically.
It is one of only 10 higher education institutions that offers a Forensic Science degree.
Students obtain a broad background in theoretical and applied areas in psychology through their coursework and are given opportunities for research through coursework, independent study, and laboratory practicum experiences with faculty.
This degree is well suited for students contemplating professional or research careers in medicine, pharmaceuticals, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, animal science, neurology, behavioral medicine, or neuroscience.
Designed for students who are interested in the relationship between the science of psychology and the criminal justice system.