Mission

The Department of Psychology offerings provide students with a foundation in general psychology and are consistent with the Departmental mission of preparing students for graduate education in clinical and counseling, personality, social, developmental, educational, sport, community, school, biological, health, cognitive, environmental, forensic and industrial/organizational psychology. This degree is also designed to provide pre-professional training for those students who are preparing for careers in health care, education, urban affairs, government, and industry. Coursework is complemented by activities in the field as well as research in a psychology laboratory.

About the Department of Psychology

The Psychology laboratory offers students opportunities to conduct research (Independent Study, Research Practicum, and Senior Thesis options). The clinical practicum affords students the opportunity to undertake an internship in some mental health area in the community. Each year awards are given for academic excellence and community or college service.