Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior. The discipline is multi-faceted and contains a wide range of subfields.
By providing opportunities to develop advanced skills in oral and written communication, critical thinking, creative problem solving, and quantitative reasoning, students will be prepared for success in graduate school in psychology and related fields, for careers that value these skills, and for futures as lifelong learners who are prepared to adapt to an ever-changing world.
Featured Alumni Stories
Humanity benefits greatly from her contributions to the well-being of the animal kingdom. The global perspective Stephanie Braccini Slade ’02 has achieved through her work with primates allows her to see—and share with others—that humans aren’t the only part of humanity; that human and animal lives are connected, influencing and relying on one another.Read Full Story
As a part of my graduate training, I have provided assessments, consultation, and therapy to children and families across a variety of settings, including schools, clinics, and hospitals.Read Full Story
If you’re interested in doing both medicine management and therapy, consider pursuing a Master’s in Psychiatric Nursing through an “alternate entry” program like I did. SU’s psych major provides an excellent foundation, and in only 3 years, you’ll be ready to practice psychiatry in a mental health facility or in private practice.READ FULL STORY
I have been able to provide individual psychotherapy services to clients at both an outpatient community clinic as well as at the university’s student counseling center.READ FULL STORY