The Psychology Program strives to provide its students with a thorough foundation in the methodology of contemporary psychology. Students successfully completing the program are awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science and are prepared both for graduate study in psychology and related fields, and for career opportunities in psychology and other areas at the bachelor’s degree level. The Program offers three tracks-Psychological Science, for students pursuing graduate school or careers applying their degree; Psychology Premedical, for students pursuing medical school or graduate training in health fields, or careers in related areas at the bachelor’s level; Neuroscience for students pursuing graduate training in neuroscience, medical school or other professional health programs, or careers in related areas at the bachelor’s level.
Students are expected to acquire and exhibit the following academic and professional characteristics:
Psychology goal is to prepare students majoring in psychology or neuroscience for either professional employment or further graduate training
On a more personal level, the philosophical process of self-examination serves to bring meaning and direction to one's life, and prepares one to take an active role in shaping a more humane society.