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

Neuroaesthetics research review published in an online journal
September 1, 2015
Thomas McClure ’15 and Assistant Professor Jessica Siegel have published “Neuroaesthetics: An introduction to visual art” in IMPULSE – The Premier Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal, an international online journal.
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Two Tenure-Track faculty sought: Behavioral Neuroscience and Industrial-Organizational
August 20, 2015
The Department of Psychology at the University of the South invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship with expertise in Behavioral Neuroscience and a tenure-track assistant professorship that includes teaching a survey course in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, both to begin August 2016.
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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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