Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

An undergraduate psychology major provides a broad, fundamental background in psychology and prepares students for a variety of professional and graduate training programs and a number of vocations including medicine and law. Undergraduate courses are taught by the faculty in a variety of instructional formats. Students have many opportunities for exposure to a broad range of thinking about psychology and have significant opportunities to gain research experience. The department includes graduate students being trained in both master’s and doctoral programs and more than 30 faculty members who share a serious commitment to teaching and research.


Sigma Xi and Psi Chi

See Honor Societies.

Undergraduate Psychology Association

Students are encouraged to join the Undergraduate Psychology Association, an organization comprising psychology majors, minors, and other interested students. The association is an independent, student-run organization that sponsors academic, career-oriented, and social events to help supplement students’ academic programs.