Psychology is the study of human mental processes and behavior. The Department of Psychology is specialized in in the areas of Developmental Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cultural Psychology, Cognitive Psychology and Clinical Psychology. There is a psychology laboratory where faculty and students carry out research on these topics. The program is designed to give the students a scientific outlook, a solid background in psychology and basic research skills that will enable them to pursue further study, or work in a variety of contexts.
The Department has Double Major Programs with many other departments at the university.
Graduates of the undergraduate program can utilize their research skills in academic environments, consultancy firms or other organizations doing qualitative and quantitative research. They can find employment in the fields of public relations and media, human resources, advertising, marketing, and nongovernmental organizations engaged in community and social work, in preschool or school settings, or in special education, to name a few. For work in the clinical and counseling areas an M.A or further degree is required.