马会论坛

120
Credit-Hour Major
18
Credit-Hour Minor

Degree

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Psychology at 马会论坛’s

In the Department of Psychology at 马会论坛鈥檚 University, students think critically and logically about internal and external factors affecting thinking and behavior, including learning, biopsychology, and abnormal and social psychology. Students approach their discipline by asking questions that can be addressed in an ethical manner using appropriate research designs and statistical analyses. 

The Department is committed to mentoring students to promote a growth-oriented community grounded in faith and engaged in the pursuit of knowledge. 

Program of Study

Although those pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology have first priority for many Psychology courses, students of all majors may take Psychology courses to fulfill the requirements of the 马会论坛鈥檚 Core Curriculum. 

Psychology majors at 马会论坛鈥檚 benefit from small classes, personal advising and outstanding faculty recognized for their teaching. Students also design their own social science research and present their findings at research conferences. Research, service and career preparation are all emphasized to fully prepare Psychology majors for jobs or graduate studies. 

  • Degree Plans

    Students can pursue a major in Psychology:

    马会论坛’s also offers a Psychology minor:

  • Courses

    Highlighted courses include:

    • Abnormal Psychology
    • Development
    • Learning
    • Social Psychology
    • Research Methods


What can I do with a degree in Psychology?

Many career options exist for Psychology majors, such as:

  • Rehabilitation specialist
  • Psychiatric technician
  • Career counselor
  • Case manager

This major also prepares students interested in pursuing a graduate degree.



Outside the Classroom

Student Organizations and Clubs

Students majoring in Psychology can join the Psychology Club or the 马会论坛’s chapter of Psi Chi, an international honor society whose purpose is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

Field Placement Opportunities

At 马会论坛鈥檚, we know how important it is for our students to gain hands-on experience in their field of interest, which is why we make field placement opportunities available to Psychology majors. Field placement provides Psychology majors with opportunities to learn about the practice of psychology in supervised settings outside the classroom. Placement sites include schools, hospitals, nonprofit organizations and numerous social service settings throughout the San Antonio area. 

Psychology Living Learning Community

The PLLC is formed during the first semester of freshman year for psychology majors and continues until graduation. Students in PLLC have the opportunity to live and take classes together, participate in department activities and community service events, get involved one one-on-one with faculty in research, and travel to professional conferences nationwide.

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Learn More

We鈥檙e eager to hear from you and answer any questions you have! Feel free to reach out to learn more about 马会论坛’s University.

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