As a psychological science major, you’ll learn the rich history and philosophical assumptions behind today’s top psychological views. Your psychological science degree can be applied to the fields of social psychology, clinical psychology, counseling, law enforcement, teaching, business, medicine and more.
Take your degree outside the classroom with research studies and fieldwork, and present your findings at regional and national conferences. Collaborate with professors on research projects and coauthor papers to present at national conferences, or present independent research regionally, such as at the Great Plains Student Psychology conference. Use your Jewell-funded Journey Grant to gain an understand of human behavior or deeply explore an interest, anywhere in the world. Recent psychological science majors have completed a nine-day hiking expedition through the Appalachian Mountains, shadowed a cognitive neuroscience professor, studied French culture on a European excursion, researched the Presbyterian Reformation in Scotland and volunteered at a center for hearing impaired children in Sri Lanka.