• Diverse Training

    Diverse Training

    Serving more than 500 undergraduate students and 30 graduate students, Southeastern's Department of Psychology degree programs include a diverse range of classes in areas such as social, cognitive, personality, life-span development, clinical and abnormal, physiological, perception and evolutionary psychology.

  • Workforce Ready

    Workforce Ready

    A recent study revealed psychology to be the most sought-after liberal arts degree by employers. Our students acquire skills that are highly valued in the workplace, such as analyzing data, communicating complex information and understanding human behavior.

  • Research Opportunities

    Research Opportunities

    Our faculty members are active researchers producing scholarly work in many areas of psychology, such as eating disorders, neurobiology of addiction and violence exposure effects. Student involvement in research is a central part of our degree program.

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 will be held towards the end of Spring 2019. This end of year event celebrates student research. More information about this event will be posted here, so check back for updates.

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

DEGREES & CURRICULUM

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

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