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
Students can apply for summer research internships (e.g., Murchison, MAS, McNair) or research awards (Mach Fellowship).
Most students are involved in research throughout the course of the program.
Laboratory Experience in Psychology, Supervised Research and Advanced...
We encourage Study Abroad. Usually students can take courses in Psychology abroad, and at times, contribute to research abroad.
Experiential and service learning initiatives help students grasp the critical thinking skills necessary for a psychology career while gaining real...
Center for the Sciences and Innovation
Teaching and research labs in the Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI) are hubs for hands-on...
The Psychology Club is a student-led group for any students, majors or non-majors, interested in psychology. Students get together...
Trinity’s psychology department hosts an outside speaker each semester. We also give students in Supervised Research a chance to...
When You Graduate
Your Psychology B.S. 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
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