Psychology is the scientific exploration of human behavior. Our curriculum offers a broad introduction to this dynamic and diverse field, with an emphasis on the understanding and design of research. You'll also investigate psychology's subfields through courses that consider:
You'll work with faculty who:
The study of human behavior can prepare you for many different careers, from business to education and the social sciences. Psychology graduates work in fields such as human resources, software and product development, and communications. Further education will open paths toward research and clinical practice.
Kristina Monteiro '10 '12 earned her PhD and begins career at Brown University as an assistant professor.
For the BA in psychology, you'll complete at least 34 credit hours in courses related to your major, and 120 credits overall.
If you are interested in a career in counseling, you can take the 3-course counseling sequence, which introduces the applied aspects of psychology.
If you are interested in research and considering graduate study in psychology, you'll have the opportunity to pursue honors research or independent study.
Advance your career with graduate studies