Psychology

The Department of Psychology attempts to foster, among all students, a grasp and appreciation of the scientific method in the study of behavior, and to stimulate interest in the field of Psychology. An undergraduate major in psychology is offered as preparation for either graduate study or careers in which the science of behavior is applicable.

We offer bachelor's and master's degrees in psychology with a strong emphasis on the development of research and analytical skills. A diverse range of classes are available in areas such as social, cognitive, personality, life-span development, clinical and abnormal, physiological, perception, industrial/organizational and evolutionary psychology.

 

DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Honors curriculum available

  • Students acquire skills that are highly valued by employers, such as analyzing data, communicating complex information and understanding human behavior

  • Psychology 101 research participants have access to the Sona System website.

  • The 4th Annual Southeastern's Psychology Research Showcase (SPRS) will be held on Friday, May 3rd from 10am to 12pm in the Student Union Commons Area.This end of year event celebrates student research and we encourage all psychology majors to join us. Applications to present your research are due on April 17th. It is easy to apply!

  • Research Incubator for Psychology Students (RIPS) program provides students with the opportunity to gain research experience.

 

DEGREES & CURRICULUM

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

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