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Psychology

Major and Minor

What will I learn?

You will learn about social processes, memory, personality, human development and psychological disorders by being engaged in labs, field experience and case studies.

Explore how gender affects women’s and men’s social lives and gender relations. Topics such as sex-role socialization, gender stereotypes, sexism in the workplace, love and romance and gender and violence will be discussed within a social psychological and experimental framework.

What can I do with my degree?

You can apply your degree to many fields including social work, advertising, human resources or public relations. If you choose to advance your degree by continuing to graduate school, many additional professional opportunities open up to you.

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Interested in all the unique opportunities our Department of Psychology has to offer? See more of the experiences that will shape your experience at Simpson.

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Our students and alumni share how Simpson helped them define achievement on their own terms

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Kristen Alstott '17

Kristen Alstott '17

Headed to the West Coast to Continue Education at University of Washington

I know Simpson has really challenged me to open my mind and challenge my beliefs. Simpson has also challenged me to be a better student, and also to get involved in important talks and activities on campus.

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Mary Hudson '17

Mary Hudson '17

Takes Two Dream Jobs in California

“Simpson helped me figure out who I really am and what I want to do with my future. If it were not for the caring professors and administrators, I do not think I would’ve gotten to where I am now."

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