To inquire about this program:
Dr. Gary Verna| 423.869.6773 | [email protected].
At LMU, Psychology students learn to apply psychological knowledge and theory to benefit the individual, community, and democracy. The program encourages the development and application of psychology knowledge in the broadest possible manner by developing skills in research and in real-world application of research findings.
Students in the Psychology program are engaged in a well-rounded curriculum that examines multiple aspects of behavior including biological, clinical, cognitive, developmental and social. The faculty-to-student ratio creates an environment of genuine support and individual attention, while the challenging academic program truly prepares students for employment or advance studies following graduation.
Psychology- Four Year Plan
In addition to the general psychology track, tracks are also available in Practice,
Research/Cognitive, and Pre-medical.
Courses necessary for a psychology major at LMU exceed the requirements of the American Psychological Association. Psychology course offerings include:
Many students choose Psychology as a minor, or seconday field of study, that can enhance career opportunities in a wide variety of professions. The required courses for a Pscyhology minor are:
Psychology faculty guide students toward a variety of valuable, practical internships in the field of mental health counseling at multiple facilities including:
Psychology graduates often find employment in entry-level mental health counseling positions and also in fields such as marketing, human resources, public relations, case management, sales, rehabilitation, education, administration support, health care, probation and parole.
Our graduates are working in mental health areas that include:
Our majors can participate in a variety of activities through membership in the Psychology
Club and may qualify for membership in Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology.