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Coordinator - Dr. Emily Pica

Program Mission: 

The undergraduate program in psychological science offers a dynamic education to students of human behavior, providing them with exposure to basic psychological principles as well as the tools for making their own systematic observations of human thought, emotion, and behavior. The Mission of the program is to equip graduates with the ability to interpret the human experience through various levels of observation, taking into account such factors as neurobiology, cognitive processing, social influences, and cross-cultural differences. In striving to support this mission, the program faculty aim to:


A student completing the major in psychology should be able to


A variety of online resources are available to help students navigate the major:

Handbook for APSU Psychological Science Majors



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