Chairperson of Department: Jocelyn O. Turner-Musa
Professor: Jocelyn O. Turner-Musa
Associate Professors: Terra Bowen-Reid, R. Trent Haines, Amber B. Hodges, Robert J. Smith, Kimberly Warren, Anita M. Wells
Assistant Professors: Ingrid K. Tulloch, Karen Watkins-Lewis
Lecturers: Sherita Henry, Natasha Otto
THE MAJOR IN PSYCHOLOGY MISSION:
The Department of Psychology is committed to educating the next generation of scholars in the psychological and behavioral sciences. We are dedicated to creating and fostering a diverse educational environment with a scientific and culturally sensitive approach to understanding human behavior and mental processes. The Department meets students’ academic needs by 1) providing a comprehensive and challenging curriculum that increases students’ knowledge and understanding of the field of psychology and of psychology as a science, through a curriculum that is evidence-based and empirical in approach; 2) offering hands- on opportunities, research and academic internships, service learning, and community service activities, to apply theoretical background obtained from courses in practical experiences; and 3) providing academic and career development opportunities that facilitate successful acceptance to and matriculation in graduate school or gainful employment into the workforce. Faculty, who have diverse backgrounds in social, clinical/ community, counseling, neuroscience, health.experimental.develop mental , educational, and personality psychology, endeavor to strengthen their individual teaching expertise through developing innovative and leading edge curriculum and foster their individual research enterprises through publications, research collaborations, intra- and extramural funds, and professional activities.
The Department offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Psychology.
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