May 17, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology


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Department of Psychology
College of Science

Neff Hall 388 ~ 260-481-6403


Carol Lawton, Chair
Michael Bendele, Lead Advisor

Taylor Heath, Academic Advisor
Sara Simpson, Administrative Assistant


Courses in psychology provide an understanding of human behavior and mental processes from a scientific perspective.  The psychology majors prepare students for careers that involve knowledge of behavior along with skills in data analysis and research.  We offer a Bachelor of Science program for students who wish to pursue graduate programs in psychology and related fields or in medical school.  We offer a Bachelor of Arts program for students who intend to work in social services, mental health agencies, or business-related areas such as human resources.  We also offer two specialized certificate programs:  the Behavior Analysis and Techniques Certificate is for students interested in working with individuals with autism or other behavioral problems; and the Death Education Certificate is for students who wish to pursue careers in healthcare, education, and business and be able to provide support to dying or bereaved people.  There are many opportunities for students to become involved in research in our extensive lab facilities and in field experiences in the community.


 

For further details on programs offered in the Department of Psychology, see Program Descriptions  in this Catalog.

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