Psychology Department

The Department of Psychology offers students a representative and balanced expo sure to the theories, methods, findings, and issues in the major content area of psychology. Through their coursework in psychology, students are introduced to the major perspectives that predominate in psychology today, including the biological, learning, cognitive, developmental, sociocultural, and psychodynamic perspectives.


 The curriculum and requirements are designed to achieve the following goals:

• to expose students to psychology as a liberal arts discipline

• to support the varying interests and goals of students

• to promote understanding of oneself and others

• to think scientifically and creatively about human behavior

• to acquire competency in quantitative and problem-solving skills

• to provide students with a firm basis for graduate study in psychology, school psychology, social
  work, etc.



Cathy Baumgartner, Administrative Assistant