About the Program

Do you desire to help people better understand themselves and others? As a psychology major, you will explore behavior and the internal and external factors that influence it. You will have a foundation in the research methodology, biological, developmental, and cognitive bases of behavior. In addition, you will be able to take courses in abnormal, social, personality, multicultural, animal behavior and industrial/organizational psychology. Psychology majors may choose from among the following concentrations:

General Psychology

What you'll study - Developmental psychology, methodology, theories of personality, psychology of motivation

Career Paths - Public relations, human resources, training, social work, marketing and sales, counseling, child psychology and forensic psychology

Diversity Training

What you'll study - Multicultural psychology, cross-cultural psychology, minority group and race relations, group dynamics

Career Paths - Human resources, training, employee relations, community service

Human Services Studies

What you'll study - Nonprofit management, psychology, sociology, methodology

Career Paths - Nonprofit management, delivery of social services

Please also take note of the Common Core and General Education Programs.