This program provides a strong foundation in general psychology and offers opportunities for more in-depth exploration in specific areas, equipping students with the analytical skills, multiple perspectives, and research methods needed to fully understand and pursue a psychology career.

Survey, seminar, and upper-level courses are not predetermined—students choose these courses according to their individual interests, focusing on the type of psychology they find most intriguing. Course offerings include Psychology of Personality, Industrial Psychology, Infancy and Adulthood, Psychology of Human Diversity, Pseudopsychology, Animal Behavior, Cognitive Illusions, and Psychology of Gender, among many others.


Hamby publishes weapon violence exposure study in Pediatrics, quoted in LA Times
June 9, 2015
Weapons exposure linked to trauma symptoms in U.S. kids
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Four psychologists to join the Department in August
May 28, 2015
The Department of Psychology would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest faculty members. Brandy Tiernan, who holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the Iowa State University. Kate Nelson, who has just completed her Ph.D. in Social/Personality Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. John Coffey, who has just completed his Ph.D. in Positive Developmental Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. Kate Seip-cammack, who received her Ph.D. in Integrative Neuroscience at Rutgers University and is completing a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
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Graduation 2015
May 9, 2015
35 received either a B.A. or B.S. in Psychology on May 10, 2015
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