Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes. Trinity’s psychology curriculum reflects both the diversity of the field and the critical role of sophisticated research methods in advancing scientific knowledge.
Areas of Study
Foundational knowledge meets real-world experience
Psychology coursework covers core concepts within psychology alongside interdisciplinary electives that allow students to explore personal interests. Service-learning initiatives, supervised research experiences, and practicum opportunities train students to think critically about psychological phenomena in real-world settings.
Psychology students think critically about human behavior and psychological phenomena. Grounded strongly in research methods, courses cover interdisciplinary electives and four core clusters: basic biological and perceptual processes; development; learning, memory, and cognition; and social and clinical psychology.
The neuroscience major combines coursework in biology, chemistry, and psychology to build an understanding of the nature and function of the nervous system from the molecular to the behavioral level.
The minor in linguistics unlocks the principles of the most basic and universal of human symbol systems. Students will explore the very nature of language: how it is acquired, how it is used, and how it changes across time and space.