Extracurricular Opportunities in Psychology
Psychology majors can build on classroom studies with numerous opportunities to apply principles and knowledge of psychology.
Students can earn course credit (PSY 390) for participating in research on a broad range of topics investigated by faculty members in the Department of Psychology. Students learn to design studies, collect data, and use computers for data reduction and analysis.
Students can earn course credit (PSY 489) for participating in activities designed to serve the residents of southeastern Ohio. For students who enjoy helping people, nearby community services and health facilities offer supervised experience with a variety of individuals in need of assistance, including children, the elderly, and the mentally ill. These opportunities provide students with work experience, as well as helping them to develop new insights and competencies.