The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree offers students the opportunity to learn unique insights into human behavior and mental processes which enable them to have a positive impact on people’s day-to-day lives. Students will develop strong research, writing, and problem solving skills and the ability to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information.
Psychology majors are encouraged to work with faculty members on research projects and to share authorship of posters and journal articles. Students also have an opportunity to experience an internship in area mental health facilities.
Graduates may pursue careers in several fields of psychology including: clinical, counseling, developmental, educational, industrial/organizational, school, and experimental/research psychology. They may find employment as psychology technicians in mental health facilities or social service agencies, or they may work in human resources or pharmaceutical sales.
Students may also pursue a graduate degree in clinical, counseling and rehabilitation, drug and alcohol counseling, marriage and family therapy, and child development.