Overview & Academics

The PSYCHOLOGY program focuses on the development of writing, critical thinking, and quantitative reasoning skills. Students learn key concepts and theories in cognitive, emotional, and social processes along with research methods and strategies for psychological assessment. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for a variety of employment settings and further graduate study.

Career Options

Major Requirements
Minimum of 30 semester hours in psychology is required:
PSY 111, 201 or 202, 302 or 304, 226, 227, 316, 319, 321, or 322, 410
One psychology elective (3 semester hours)
MAT 213

Minor Requirements
PSY 111, 226, PSY 319 or 321 or 322; PSY 316 or 317 or 302 or 304
PSY elective ( three semester hours, any upper level Psychology course)
PSY elective (any psychology course)(18 semester hours)

Psychology Faculty

Alyssa Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Fred Sanborn, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and
Assistant Director of the Taylor-Crocker Honors Program
Ph.D., Kansas State University

Kimberly Martin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Duke University

Gregory Preuss, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Ohio University