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Bachelor of Arts

Psychologists study cognitive, emotional and social processes and human behavior by observing, interpreting and recording how people relate to one another and their environments. These professionals can work independently in private practice or as a member of a healthcare team. Additionally, psychologists can collaborate with social workers and teachers or conduct research.

With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree, you are prepared to apply to graduate school and set your sights on a future career as a clinical, health, counseling, developmental, neuro, forensic or school psychologist.

As a psychology major, your studies will focus on the challenging questions that the many psychology schools of thought address. Department of Psychology faculty are committed to preparing students for graduate school and successful careers in psychology and related fields.

Psychology majors reap the benefits of a rewarding academic and student life experiences including:

  • Collaborating with fellow students in the Social Science Club
  • Pursuing internships and service learning opportunities in their field
  • Presenting undergraduate research at state conferences
  • Pursuing a pre-art therapy concentration

Learn more about the psychology major and the College of Social Sciences.