Psychology Learning Outcomes

Students should be aware of enduring and contemporary issues in psychology.

Students should be able to integrate the natural science, social science and humanities aspects of psychology and be able to place psychology in the context of their larger, liberal studies curriculum.

Students should be familiar with research design, methodology, statistics, and psychometrics.

Students should be able to think critically about psychological issues.

Students should be able to speak and write effectively in the discourse of the discipline.

Students should be familiar with ethical considerations in research and in the practice of psychology.

Interested students should have opportunities to experience the practice of psychology, either in research or services forms.

Students should be prepared to pursue a variety of post-baccalaureate alternatives in psychology, including employment, graduate or professional school.

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