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    Department of Psychology

    Psychology is the systematic study of methods to understand, predict and influence human behavior and mental processes. The major provides students with exposure to the areas that define contemporary scientific psychology. The psychology major helps a student develop analytical thinking and communication skills which are applicable to a variety of careers. Many psychology majors pursue graduate degrees. Psychology electives enable students to construct a program of study consistent with their professional goals. The bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degrees differ only in the nature of the cognate courses that are selected. The bachelor of science degree requires science courses and the bachelor of arts degree requires foreign language courses.