Psychology major Bonnie Graham chose the Psychology major because, she says, "I enjoy learning how to think scientifically and how to come to my own conclusions."
Please visit our links at the right to learn about the opportunities available to undergraduate students in the Psychology Department.
Highlights of the Undergraduate Program
Honors Program: Psychology majors may earn a B.A. with Honors in Psychology by taking honors courses and working closely with a faculty member to complete a Senior Honors Thesis.
Haslerud Conference: Undergraduate Psychology majors present their research at this annual conference sponsored by the Psychology Department.
Internships: Undergraduate majors earn academic credit for work experience in the field of counseling. See Internship Manual.
Psychology Club: A student-run organization promoting activities of interest to psychology students.
The Bachelor of Arts Degree
The psychology major provides students with a broad education, while also allowing some specialization. The program exposes students to the scientific study of behavior and encourages an increased understanding of the behavior of humans and animals. Students who wish to declare psychology as a major after enrolling in the University should consult with the department's academic counselor for application procedures and criteria.