Psychology - Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates with a psychology major will:

  • Describe key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop a working knowledge of psychology’s content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology
  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative and integrative thinking and problem solving
  • Interpret, design, and conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry
  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice
  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes
  • Apply psychological content and skills to career goals
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation