Chair: Associate Professor A. Scott

Professors: Allison, Darby, Gendle, Green, Levesque, Overman, Vandermaas-Peeler

Associate Professors: Buck, Epting, King, Leupold, Longmire-Avital, McClearn

Assistant Professors: Fleming, Force, Ghandour, Johnson, Lopina, Thurman

Lecturer: Amy Hogan

The psychology major at Elon presents the principles, methods and research findings of the field of psychology. Students in the major learn and practice sound research methods and are given many opportunities for exploring the breadth of the content areas in psychology. In each psychology course, students are involved in writing and speaking in the discipline. Interested students may engage in a variety of applied internship experiences and/or collaborative research with departmental faculty.

Students with a bachelor’s degree in psychology have many career options. Some students enter fields such as law enforcement, court counseling, daycare, group home counseling, business and entry level positions in mental health. Others go on to graduate school in a variety of programs including clinical, counseling or school psychology, social work, special education, law and many others. Psychology majors receive both a liberal arts education and practice in the skills of research, professional writing and speaking, and are therefore prepared for a variety of careers.

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