• Diverse Training

    Diverse Training

    Serving more than 500 undergraduate students and 30 graduate students, Southeastern's Department of Psychology degree programs include a diverse range of classes in areas such as social, cognitive, personality, life-span development, clinical and abnormal, physiological, perception and evolutionary psychology.

  • Workforce Ready

    Workforce Ready

    A recent study revealed psychology to be the most sought-after liberal arts degree by employers. Our students acquire skills that are highly valued in the workplace, such as analyzing data, communicating complex information and understanding human behavior.

  • Research Opportunities

    Research Opportunities

    Our faculty members are active researchers producing scholarly work in many areas of psychology, such as eating disorders, neurobiology of addiction and violence exposure effects. Student involvement in research is a central part of our degree program.

Psychology

The Department of Psychology attempts to foster, among all students, a grasp and appreciation of the scientific method in the study of behavior, and to stimulate interest in the field of Psychology. An undergraduate major in psychology is offered as preparation for either graduate study or careers in which the science of behavior is applicable.

We offer bachelor's and master's degrees in psychology with a strong emphasis on the development of research and analytical skills. A diverse range of classes are available in areas such as social, cognitive, personality, life-span development, clinical and abnormal, physiological, perception, industrial/organizational and evolutionary psychology.

 

DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Honors curriculum available

  • Students acquire skills that are highly valued by employers, such as analyzing data, communicating complex information and understanding human behavior

  • Psychology 101 research participants have access to the Sona System website

  • The Psychology Department's Annual Careers Day inn Psychology presentation will be held on Monday, March 18th at 3:30 in White Hall room 308. Come learn about career options for psychology majors and what you can do now and in the coming years to prepare for life after graduation.

  • The 4th Annual Southeastern's Psychology Research Showcase (SPRS) will be held on Friday, May 3rd from 10am to 12pm in the Student Union Commons Area.This end of year event celebrates student research and we encourage all psychology majors to join us. Applications to present your research are due on April 17th. It is easy to apply!

  • Research Incubator for Psychology Students (RIPS) program provides students with the opportunity to gain research experience

  • On May 1st, Psychology Department will host a talk by Dr. Jeremy Richman. Dr. Richman is a neuroscientist whose daughter was a victim of the Sandyhook school shooting. He now heads the Avielle Foundation (named for his daughter) dedicated to using brain science for promoting peace and conflict resolution. The talk will take place on Wednesday May 1st in the Student Union Theater from 7PM to 8:30PM 

 

 

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