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B.S. in Psychology Mission

Mission Statement:

The mission of the B.A. and B.S. degree programs in psychology is to provide a course of study that reflects both breadth and depth in the field of psychology.  The curriculum is grounded in science and teaches scientific thinking as well as appropriate content in the specific sub-disciplines of the field. In addition to providing quality instruction, the faculty members aim to inspire individuals to be sensitive to cultural issues and individual differences, to facilitate personal growth, and to connect scientific theory to practice.

Learning Outcome #1: Diversity

Students will recognize and respect the complexity of sociocultural diversity and individual differences.

Learning Outcome #2: Fundamental Content

Students will recognize, compare, and apply the core domains of psychology.

Learning Outcome #3: Scientific Inquiry:

Students will recognize, apply, and evaluate the fundamental methods and statistics of psychological science.

Learning Outcome #4: Professional and Personal Development:

Students will recognize the value of psychology in professional and personal domains.

Learning Outcome #5: Writing and Communication:

Students will demonstrate effective written communication.

Last updated: 3/12/2019