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Department of Psychology


The Department of Psychology offers courses in both traditional and newly developed areas of psychological investigation. The department’s program prepares undergraduate students for careers in the behavioral sciences and psychology-related fields, for graduate programs in psychology and other professions and for careers in any field in which a liberal arts and sciences education is useful. An understanding of human behavior is relevant to any occupation or profession that involves interaction with others.

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We are pleased to announce a new award that will support traveling to a conference to present your research. The deadline for the award, The Charles Latimer Jr. Psychology Student Travel Award, is January 16, 2015. If you are planning to present research in the Spring, we strongly encoourage you to talk to your faculty mentor about applying for this award.

Application for The Charles Latimer Jr. Psychology Student Travel Award.

Department of Psychology Course Override Policy

Click here to view the form once you have read the Override Policy (link above). This document is a "fillable" form that you can type in, print and then submit to the Psychology department office for consideration by the Associate Chair of the department. Please note that you will not be able to save the form.

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Department Administration

Professor Gabrielle Principe, Department Chair

Professor Gabrielle Principe

Associate Professor Michael Ruscio, Department Associate Chair