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.


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Chef Rick Meets with Psyc 230 Students
April 16, 2015
On Thursday, April 16, Chef Rick will host Psyc 230 students in McClurg Dining Hall to prepare and learn about Appalachian foods and food culture.
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Psyc 230 Hears from Ellen Handler Spitz
April 16, 2015
On Wednesday April 15, students in Psychology 230 and Art 263 heard from Dr. Ellen Handler Spitz about children's literature and children's cultural lives. Dr. Spitz will join the class again on Friday April 17 to consider children's books set in Appalachia and the "Reading Appalachia" exhibit currently on display in the University's DuPont Library.
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Psyc 230 Hears from Joanne Goldblum
April 13, 2015
On Monday, April 13, Psychology 230 students heard from Joanne Goldblum about poverty and policy.
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