The Department of Psychology received the prestigious 2016-2017 Excellence in Student Learning Outcomes Award at the Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship awards ceremony on April 25, 2017! This award recognizes an academic degree program that is committed to best practices in assessment, improving student learning, and continuous program improvement. Nominees must involve stakeholders in assessment, establish effective assessment planning and implementation processes, and demonstrate continuous improvement.
The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts:
- Offers BS and MS degrees, advanced certificates, minors, immersions, and electives
- Undergraduate degrees provide a general foundation in psychology with specialized training in one of five tracks: biopsychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, social psychology, and visual perception
- Graduate degrees are offered in school psychology and experimental psychology, with advanced certificates offered in school psychology and engineering psychology
- The Department of Psychology helps students develop skills for future careers and lifelong learning, including critical thinking and professional communication