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PsychologyAnyone with an interest in the scientific study of human behavior and the workings of the mind will find a home in the field of psychology. Psychology is a field that includes applied areas, such as counseling and clinical psychology, and research areas, such as social or developmental psychology. Those interested in applied areas of psychology should consider our major in 
applied psychology and human services.  

The psychology degree program at CSM includes courses in diverse areas of psychology as well as an emphasis on research skills and experimental psychology. Students in psychology can also minor or have a supporting field in another academic area. Popular minors for psychology majors have included business, art, and natural sciences.  

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Program Highlights  

Solid background in many areas 

  • Social psychology

  • Abnormal psychology

  • Developmental psychology

  • Advanced research skills

Senior independent research project 

  • All majors complete an independent research project

  • Projects are presented to the CSM community

  • Students have opportunities to present projects at regional/national conferences

Active Student Organization  

  • Social Sciences Organization - Learn more about social sciences through informational meetings, speakers, social events and service activities.

Preparation for graduate school or job placement with respected organizations

Recent graduates have gone on to:  

  • School psychology graduate program at UNO

  • Teacher preparation graduate program at Loyola University

  • Positions with Health and Human Services

  • Positions in business and industry

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