Psychology

A class discussionWhy do people think, feel, and behave as they do? Psychology tries to answer these questions through the study of behavior and the mental and physical processes which underlie behavior. Psychology seeks to improve life through the practical application of research findings.

We offer both a major (BS) and minor in psychology.

What Will I Study?

Your classes will cover different areas of psychology: experimental, abnormal, educational, physiological, and cognitive.

You'll learn about various research methodologies and techniques used in psychology to gain an understanding of behavior.

What Kind of Job Can I Get?

The psychology major prepares you for a job or graduate school in fields like:

  • Counseling
  • Mental Health
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Research

Read more about potential careers and graduate training.

Alumni in Action

Callom HarkraderCallom Harkrader '12, psychology major, is attending Oxford University's one-year certificate program in Christian Apologetics. Read his story.