...to The Department of Psychology at Saint
The Psychology Department offers both
undergraduate and graduate programs in Psychology and currently consists
of 12 full-time faculty.
Psychology is concerned with the scientific discovery of principles
underlying human thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. The major
emphasizes a thorough development of psychology's critical and
analytical tools so that students will become adept at formulating
meaningful questions about behavior and at devising valid strategies for
answering those questions.
These goals are pursued in a curriculum
that includes both empirical and applied aspects of the discipline in
the hope of producing well-rounded,
resourceful, and well-informed graduates. Students electing to
major in psychology will be thoroughly prepared to enter graduate school
in any of the major fields of psychology or its related fields.
also will find psychology an excellent preparation for pursuing a wide
variety of careers open to liberal arts graduates requiring a basic
understanding of human behavior.