Alex Reed '23 thrived with hands-on experience, real world projects, and small class sizes.
"Being able to have personal connections with my professors has been the mentorship I needed to help me flourish."Read the Interview
Stephanie Aparicio Zambrano ’23 turned her advice-giving skills into a future career path.
"My favorite thing was being able to connect with students and help them."Read the interview
Wild Hope Fellow Nick Etzell '23 helps peers with vocational discernment.
"We work together to learn more about what we can do for the world and what the world needs from us."Read the interview
Why study Psychology?
The psychology department's mission is to foster a community of scholars committed to the science of psychology, as an epistemology, and as a set of practical tools and ethical obligations.Quick Facts
Welcome to the Department of Psychology!
We are committed to providing our students with a meaningful and rigorous undergraduate education that balances science with application. The department provides a core of courses covering research methodology, statistics, and historical and systemic perspectives. In addition, professors offer seminar level courses in their own specialties, ranging from physiological to social issues relevant in psychology.
Our focus is on the development of skills in critical thinking, theory building, research methods, statistical analysis and using psychology in human contexts. Throughout the program direct experience and interactive teaching methods are emphasized. Our goal is to prepare you to succeed in your endeavors, throughout your life.