Program in Psychology

Psychology Faculty (pictured above, from left to right)

G. Pursell, C. Pittman, K. Chambers (chair), B. Spencer, R. Stoddart.

To learn more about the fabulous psychology faculty, please visit the faculty page.

Program Description

Psychology is devoted to the study of individuals, particularly of their behavior and mental processes. In studying individuals, psychologists employ scientific methods and gather empirical evidence. Students of psychology learn to employ these methods to think critically and creatively about human behavior, develop strong problem-solving skills, and learn to apply new knowledge to social and personal problems.


General Education Requirements

PSYC 156 may be used to fulfill the social science General Education requirement.


Teacher Preparation

The Psychology and Communicative Disorders Department in conjunction with the Education Department offers courses leading to Indiana licensing in social studies secondary education.