Psychology is the study of human behavior and the psychological, social, and biological processes related to that behavior. The curriculum emphasizes methods of conducting research and understanding data from behavioral studies, surveys, neuroimaging and other physiological measures.
The program provides a strong, broad-based education. Students study all aspects of psychology and, through research, can pursue an area of interest such as clinical, counseling, developmental, experimental, industrial-organizational, physiological, or social psychology through their choice of courses.
Graduates receive a B.S. and are prepared for positions in community agencies, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, prisons, schools, industry, and government agencies. It is important to note, however, that a career as a professional psychologist requires graduate training.