Chair: Dr. Kay Livesay, klivesa, x2708, Pioneer 105
Transfer Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Linder, jlinder, x2441, Pioneer 114
First-Year student contact: Dr. Meg Kozak, mkozak, x2209, Pioneer 118
The science of psychology explores behavior, mental processes and experience. Psychologists apply research, knowledge and expertise to an array of human concerns. The psychology department’s goal is to provide a diversity of courses to meet the range of interests and professional aspirations of students majoring in psychology. The psychology faculty have backgrounds and interests in a variety of areas to assist students as they progress through the major.
GUIDELINES FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS:
MAJOR/MINOR SPECIFIC ADVISING INFORMATION:
A total of 41 credits including: 090, 101, 251, 252 and 485;
Minor: At least 20 credits including the following: 101, 251, 252; one course from 281, 282, 283, 284, 286, 287; one seminar other than the Senior Seminar, or one elective selected from Psychology courses numbered 300 and higher; additional Psychology credits to total 20.
Course concentrations within Psychology and other departments will depend on each student’s academic interests. Students should consult with faculty advisors in Psychology and, where appropriate, in other departments.