Psychology is both an applied and academic field that studies the human mind and behavior. Research in psychology seeks to understand and explain thought, emotion, and behavior.
An abundance of hands-on experience will give you a competitive edge over other graduate school applicants.
100 percent of our psychology majors are accepted into graduate institutions such as Emory University.
You’ll have opportunities to take part in every aspect of the research process, including the study of human and non-human behavior.
The Psychology department consists of a diverse group of research-oriented professionals that have devoted themselves to the mentorship of undergraduates.
You’ll have 120-160 hours of hands-on learning culminating in either a peer-reviewed project or a portfolio.
There is always something interesting happening at Florida Southern.
In PSY 3301 Special Topics in Psychology, students have the opportunity to courses that critically explore some “hot topic” in the field of psychology. Although this course changes from semester to semester, some of the following have been special topics courses in recent years: positive psychology, crisis and trauma management, psychology of gender, psychology of leadership, human sexuality, psychology and film, health psychology, narrative psychology, and psychology and law.
In addition, many of our 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:
There are a number of clinical and counseling organizations in the area that select undergraduates for experiential learning opportunities, including two behavioral therapy centers for child-related disorders.
Chair of Psychology