The Psychology major augments the general liberal arts education and provides the basis for graduate training and careers in mental health, community development, education, research and industry. The Psychology curriculum acquaints students with scientific methods and studies and with theoretical foundations in the subfields of psychology (experimental, developmental, community, organizational, social, personality, clinical). It also emphasizes the applications of psychological knowledge and skills in many areas of human functioning. Students are encouraged to become involved in University and community programs and in supervised independent research.
Requirements of the Major
Psychology - Developmental Disabilities Specialization