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Psychology Learning Goals

Students who major in psychology can expect to achieve the following learning goals:

Knowledge Base of Psychology – Major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings

Research Methods in Psychology – Understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.

Critical Thinking Skills in Psychology – Respect and use critical thinking, skeptical inquiry, and when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.

Application of Psychology – Understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.