NOTE: As of Fall 2021, the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology has been replaced by the Bachelor of Science in Psychology. The B.A. in Psychology will be removed from the Courses of Study Bulletin upon approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Psychology majors 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.
- Supervised practicum experience available in clinical setting, nonprofit organizations and allied health.
- Colloquium Series brings prominent speakers to campus
- Best Science Lab Facilities (CSI) - Princeton Review
- Students and faculty collaborate on research projects and academic publications
What You'll Study
A diverse curriculum grounded in research methods and critical thought
Faculty researchers bring expertise and opportunity
Department faculty are active researchers and invite students to engage with all aspects of their projects, including study design, data collection and analysis, preparation of publications and presentations, and even technology development.
Discover more through student research, field experience, and community involvement
When You Graduate
Your Psychology B.A. is your secret weapon
Psychology majors earn graduate degrees in specialties such as clinical/counseling psychology, neuroscience, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, social psychology and other related areas. Others find opportunities in related areas such as education, law, medicine, business management, and social services.
Understanding human behavior improves employability and helps students stand out after graduation. All majors are encouraged to take courses from other disciplines and graduates find careers in research, healthcare, business administration, and more.
Graduate Schools or Programs:
- Graduate programs in Psychology
- Health Professions / Pre-Med
- Business Intelligence
- Data Analytics
- Research and Development