The Psychology major offers a traditional, basic program of courses in psychology, covering major content areas and preparing students for graduate training. A special emphasis of the program is on research and applied areas, such as mental health counseling, consistent with common student interests and current trends in the field.

The Psychology major provides excellent preparation for a number of careers in such areas social services, health care, government, business and teaching (in conjunction with the education major or an advanced degree). In addition, students wishing to continue their education at the graduate or professional level in the behavioral sciences will find that the Psychology major provides a solid foundation for both.

Internship opportunities are included in the major and offer real life experiences in preparation for future careers.

Students completing the Psychology major will:

Students completing the Psychology major will: apply psychological theory and concepts to everyday world, demonstrate psychological information literacy, use proper APA-style in written format, effectively deliver and structure an oral presentation, adopt values that build community at local, national, and global levels.