Psychological Sciences

College of Health and Human Sciences

Psychological sciences provides a broad overview of many of the sub-fields of psychology. Courses focus on: clinical psychology (mental illness and behavioral problems), cognitive psychology (memory, thinking and reasoning), developmental psychology (human growth and aging), industrial/organizational psychology (how people work together), behavioral neuroscience (biological bases of behavior), social psychology (thoughts and behavior in social situations), learning and motivation, statistics and mathematical models of behavior. Psychological Sciences is developing co-op opportunities for undergraduate students. Students participating in co-ops will spend two semesters working within their field of interest throughout the undergraduate program.

Psychological Sciences students have the opportunity to complete an accelerated 5-year Master of Public Health degree.

Psychological Sciences offers excellent preparation for students interested in pursuing graduate and professional school, especially law school and occupational therapy.

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