When you choose to major in Psychology at Benedictine, you will:
In Benedictine’s Psychology program, you will study the behavior of individuals, groups, society and organizations. You will learn both the theories of psychologists and how the theories are applied in real situations.
There are a wide variety of career options for Psychology majors. For example:
As a Psychology major, you will complete at least 41 semester credit hours in Psychology courses with a grade of “C” or better. You will learn principles of psychology, statistics, research methods in the social sciences and how to do a senior thesis in the program’s capstone course. You will also choose from among advanced Psychology courses according to your interests and advisor’s advice, including at least 8 semester credit hours of laboratory courses. You will take courses to increase your knowledge of related social sciences: sociology, economics and political science/anthropology.
Psychology is for you if you are interested in a career that deals with people on a one-to-one basis or in a group and that uses statistics and other research skills. You will learn what motivates people and the skills needed to work with people effectively.
Shannon Rauch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., Psychology, 1995, DePauw University
M.S., (Research) Applied-Experimental Psychology, 2001, Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, 2006, Saint Louis University
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