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.

News

Psychology Major and Minor Luncheon
May 3, 2016
Psychology students and faculty gathered for a luncheon on Tuesday, April 26, to recognize a wide variety of accomplishments during 2015-16.
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Psychology at Scholarship Sewanee 2016
May 1, 2016
Seventeen of the posters and oral presentations at the April 22, 2016, Scholarship Sewanee involved psychological research, broadly construed. As befits a liberal arts college, psychology majors and minors also participated in posters and oral presentations in other fields.
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New Members of Psi Chi
April 26, 2016
Students earning membership in Psi Chi were inducted at the end-of-the-year departmental luncheon on April 26.
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