photo of Dr. Velasquez Congratulations, Dr. Velasquez!: Dr. Velasquez ended this year with two Excellence in Teaching Awards, one from the School of Social Sciences and the other from the University. After many years of dedication and service to the Department of Psychology, Dr. Velasquez retired at the end of the Spring ’23 semester. We wish her the very best!
Jessica Hobson Congratulations to Dr. Hobson: Dr. Hobson has received this year's Excellence in Teaching Award from the School of Social Sciences!
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Psychology is the study of the mind, behavior and experience. The department offers social, personality, developmental, and clinical courses as well as courses focused on health and wellness, mindfulness, ecopsychology, optimal development, and multi-cultural competence. Psychology is an extremely diverse field that attracts people with a wide variety of backgrounds, interests, and skills. Our goal is to empower students with the psychological knowledge and practical skills that will enable them to be effective agents of change in the world.

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Degrees Offered

The Psychology Department currently offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology.


The psychology department is located in Stevenson Hall 3115.