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Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting human behaviors.

Study of Psychology at LU

Programs Goals

  • The mission of the undergraduate Psychology Program is to prepare students for careers in fields that require knowledge of the behavioral sciences and/or admissions into graduate and or related professional studies.
  • Emphasis is placed on exposing students to the field’s underpinnings and the limitation of their application globally.
  • The goal of the Psychology Program is to produce graduates that are prepared to enter the psychology field as a beginning professional and qualify for admission to graduate programs in psychology and related graduate and professional schools.

"Psychologists probe the complex ways that people think, behave, feel, communicate, and perceive the world around them."

Program's Outcomes

  • Identify and summarize the major concepts, principle and theories in the field of psychology.
  • Demonstrate effective writing and presentation skills for different purposes.
  • Examine and discuss ethical issues related to the study and practice of psychology.
  • Evaluate and discuss the applicability of traditional psychological theory to global populations.
  • Develop, conduct and interpret a research project in psychology.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Biopsychosocial framework as applied to psychological 

Please see the University Catalog for more information and program requirements.

For more information contact the Psychology and Human Services Department.

Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology, established a chapter at Lincoln University in 1981. Minimum requirements for nomination are an overall GPA of 3.0, a Psychology Department GPA of 3.0 and twelve (12) credit hours in Psychology.

All About Psychology

  • Psychology is a broad and diverse field that encompasses the study of human thought, behavior, development, personality, emotion, motivation.
  • Psychology is also defined as the study of mind and behavior.
  • Study of Psychology includes the biological influences, social pressures, developmental factors that contribute to how people reason, and how people act and feel.
  • A richer and deeper understanding of Psychology, helps people discern insights into their own actions.

What is Psychology

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