About the Program

The psychology department offers a strong, sequenced program to develop a professional mindset in students through course work, research and opportunities for practical experience. Departmental offerings take the student through a sequence of introductory, intermediate and advanced courses in psychology.

Students also have the opportunity to explore various careers within the field of psychology and interact with those currently employed in psychology related careers.  In addition, the department provides students with hands-on professional development opportunities.  Specifically, students have co-authored research with professors and presented this research at regional conventions.  Students also have the opportunity to complete a 40-hour practicum experience where they learn what it is like to work in a professional setting.

What Can I Do With This Major?

  • Human services
  • Mental health agencies
  • Community service agencies
  • Police and corrections agencies
  • Graduate school (psychology and anthropology)
  • Social work
  • School counselor
  • Teacher/professor
  • Correctional officer/administrator
  • Case workers

Sample Courses

Extracurricular Activities

  • Yearly attendance to the Southwestern Psychological Association Convention.


Dr. Jennifer Dyson
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dr. Brian Mills
Associate Professor of Psychology