Psychological science is at the core of the Morris Psychology program. The psychology curriculum focuses on applying scientific methods for understanding individual and social human behavior. Our students obtain:
- Awareness of the range of knowledge in psychology;
- Competency in translating behavioral questions into the terms of scientific inquiry;
- Understanding how to apply psychological science to practical issues;
- Opportunities to conduct research, take part in shadowing, service and field experiences;
- Awareness of ethical issues in psychology.
The Psychology major at the University of Minnesota, Morris, has a superior record of preparing undergraduate students for highly successful careers in the field and for higher degrees. The major provides a comprehensive selection of courses that fully prepare students for a wide range of careers:
- Biological and comparative psychology,
- Developmental psychology,
- Psychopathology, personality and clinical psychology,
- Cognition and Learning psychology,
- Social psychology,
- Applied areas of psychology such as Organizational, Health, and Educational,
- Multicultural psychology,
- Ethical standards, research methodology, and field experiences in Psychology.