Discover the Inner Workings of the Human Mind
Florida Southern’s Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology program will train you to critically engage with and explore all aspects of human behavior within different settings and industries. Through collaborative research projects that you’ll conduct with your professors, you’ll gain a deeper insight into the complexities of the human mind and understand the dimensions of thought, emotion, and behavior.
This in-depth, interdisciplinary degree will also develop your skill set in technical literacy, critical thinking, and effective communication, preparing you for success in your industry of choice or, if you choose to continue your studies, in graduate, medical, or law school.
Marine Mammal Training Opportunities
In addition, many of our psychology majors are interested in marine mammal training, and our location provides numerous opportunities for experience in this area. FSC students have been selected for highly competitive internships at places such as:
- Sea World
- MOTE Marine Laboratory
- The Tampa Aquarium
- Miami Seaquarium
Explore The Human PsycheAs part of your curriculum, you’ll take a deeper look into the structure and functions of the human brain. Psychology is both an applied and academic field, which means what you learn in the classroom will be applied through hands-on lab and research work to better enhance your understanding.
Learn from Field ExpertsFlorida Southern’s psychology department is home to a diverse group of research-oriented faculty who are committed to helping you succeed. Your professors will serve as your mentors and collaborate with you on ongoing research projects that will go toward your professional experience.
Research OpportunitiesTake part in every aspect of the research process with collaborative projects led by your faculty. Research projects will take a deeper look into the study of human and nonhuman behavior. You will then be able to present your findings alongside your professor at conferences and committees.
Prepare for a career in your field of interest with hands-on learning opportunities that are built into your curriculum. Along with hands-on experiences such as in-class labs and collaborative research projects, you will also have the opportunity to intern. Florida Southern partners with more than 40 different organizations, including:
- Applied behavioral therapy centers
- Counseling and social work organizations
- Physical therapy centers
- Police departments
- Law offices
All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:
Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.
- A completed application form
- Personal statement
- All official college transcripts
- Social standing form
If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:
- Official high school transcript
- SAT and/or ACT scores
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