Psychology

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

Jordan Troisi named Consulting Editor of “Teaching of Psychology”
November 18, 2014
Jordan Troisi named Consulting Editor of “Teaching of Psychology”
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Richer and Wilbanks Selected for Sewanee-At-Yale Directed Research Program
November 17, 2014
Junior Petra Richer and Sophomore Haley Wilbanks will spend the spring and summer 2015 in New Haven, participating in a program of research projects and courses.
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Two Tenure-Track faculty sought: Personality and Industrial-Organizational
September 24, 2014
The Department of Psychology at the University of the South invites applications for a tenure-track open-rank professorship with expertise in Personality Psychology and a tenure-track open-rank professorship with expertise in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, both to begin August 2015.
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