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B. S. Psychology (Program Requirements)
Psychology is the scientific study of human and animal behavior in all of its many manifestations. The Department of Psychology of Saint Joseph's offers students an exciting and challenging curriculum. The Department's focus is on relevant, current research and the application of that research in many settings; experimental, clinical, counseling, and health-related, to name a few. The full spectrum of activities and concerns of psychologists is covered, with consideration given to ethical issues.
Students with a wide range of interests find Psychology personally appealing and professionally relevant. The Psychology major serves as a gateway to a diverse range of employment opportunities, including the health and legal professions, human resources and management positions, education and school counseling, and other social, industrial and organizational situations. Our graduates are currently college professors, researchers, school psychologists, counselors, developmental psychologists, personnel managers, educators, learning disability specialists, social workers, physicians, attorneys, and successful businessmen and women.