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

Feeding the Mind … Feeding the Body
December 5, 2014
Sewanee Dining Executive Chef Rick Wright does both. This fall on three Fridays he joined with several students in Dr. Al Bardi’s Psychology of Diversity class in this endeavor.
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Troisi is the Invited Speaker on the teaching of psychology at the 2015 annual meeting of SEPA
December 4, 2014
Assistant Professor Jordan Troisi has accepted the invitation of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology [Division 2 of the American Psychological Association] to speak at the 2015 annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.
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Two Students present research at the Society for Neuroscience
November 25, 2014
Neuroscience students Jordan Buck and Alysse Schultheis presented a poster at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
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