The mission of the Department of
Psychology is to provide undergraduate students with
knowledge of the principles of behavior as established by
Students in our program develop an understanding of
psychological science through instruction in the classroom and
hands on participation in research projects. Classroom instruction
is structured so that students first receive a general overview of
the topics and methods in psychology, followed by a more thorough
exploration of specific content areas.
Research involvement is structured so that students evolve from
apprentices to collaborators by taking progressively greater
responsibility for the design and execution of psychological
research projects. The knowledge and skills students acquire
through these activities are intended to prepare them for graduate
study in psychology or related fields and to help them pursue
careers in business, government, education, medical or public
To find more about how the Psychology Dept. contributes
to a liberal arts education, click here: Liberal
Why Study Psychology at Butler?
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