As a Plymouth State psychology major you will engage in wide-ranging study of the mind, brain, and behavior, exploring why people act and think the way they do as you gain an extensive understanding of this fascinating field.
You will be invited to work directly with professors in our on-campus research laboratories on emotion and relationships, learning, or psychophysiology. All are available for your classroom and personal projects, or your contributions as a research assistant for pay or course credit.
Tailor your studies through specialized options in developmental psychology, mental health, and psychology and the law, which feature courses on childhood, adolescent, and adult and aging issues; supervised internships in professional settings; and inquiries into forensic psychology, homeland security, and other cutting-edge topics.
Our distinctive program will equip you with a rich and diverse portfolio of expertise. You’ll acquire advanced data interpretation skills, use sophisticated research and measurement techniques, and employ critical evaluation and interpersonal awareness abilities, among other proficiencies that lead to many career options.