Through writing, speech and quantitative methods, students will
develop an in-depth understanding of theory and practice in
psychology. They will gain a knowledge base in research methods in
psychology, critical thinking, socio-cultural and international
awareness. In addition, graduates of the program learn to
apply this knowledge to the practical psychological issues facing
our contemporary society.
Students will be prepared to:
- Display an overall knowledge of the scientific foundations of
the discipline, including the ability to understand the
psychological, social, and biological processes underlying normal
and abnormal behavior.
- Exercise the ability to think critically and to integrate
psychological theory and research into solutions to solve
social problems and to seek social justice.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the interaction of human
behavioral patterns. In its professional programs, the department
has the added objective of fostering the highest standards of
professional practice and ethical conduct.