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Do you want to better understand yourself and others?

Psychology examines human behavior through environmental, genetic, physiological, and social determinants and correlates. With a major in psychology, you will gain a broader understanding of the human mind and behavior, build a strong foundation in statistics and research methodology, and learn to apply critical-thinking in a wide variety of settings.

Are you eager to engage in learning?

As a psychology major, you will have the opportunity to learn from award-winning faculty, participate in cutting-edge research, and engage in real-world experiences such as learning abroad, internships, and volunteer work. Psychology Undergraduate Advising staff are available to help you plan and make the most of your undergraduate experience.

Do you want to change the world?

A major in psychology will provide you with a strong understanding of how humans think and behave, preparing you to make an impact on the world in any way you see fit. Studying psychology may take you almost anywhere in the world of work and prepares you for more in-depth study at the graduate level. Psychology majors go on to successful careers in social and human services, education, business, healthcare, research, and many others.

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