The Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education offers the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees with a major in psychology. This major prepares students for graduate study in psychology and for careers in psychology-related fields. A graduate with a major in psychology should possess the following competencies: (1) knowledge of scientific method, research design and statistics, and their application in the study of human behavior; (2) understanding of basic psychological principles, critical thinking skills, and the nature of cognitive processing.
The department also offers graduate programs leading to masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. In addition, courses in Psychology are also provided for students desiring licensure in school psychology and licensure as a psychological associate.