Earn your psychology degree from a top-rated program.
What You'll Learn
The undergraduate major gives you an opportunity to learn about the principles and theories of human and animal behavior and emphasizes the scientific aspect of psychology.
You'll study motivation, physiological bases of behavior, learning and cognition, personality, origins of deviant behavior, and human development. In addition, you'll learn methods for investigating and describing behavior as well as making critical appraisals, and achieves some understanding of the ways in which psychology is applied to everyday life.
Many undergraduate students who major in other fields elect to take courses in psychology because of the background such courses provide.
A number of programs, including Education, Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Home Economics, and Communication Disorders, require specific courses in psychology.
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Minor in Psychology
The Department of Psychology offers a minor in Psychology. Students who major in psychology may choose to complete an emphasis, such as Clinical Science and Learning or Social and Cultural within psychology.