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Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology at Kansas Wesleyan University: The mind at work.

Major in psychology at Kansas Wesleyan University and you will experience KWU’s personal and practical Christian liberal arts education first hand.

The study of psychology will help you understand the mysteries of human intellect and behavior while it gives you the tools to help others live more productive lives.

The psychology major at KWU is designed to be extremely flexible, allowing you to prepare for three possible career directions: graduate studies in experimental psychology, clinical or counseling psychology, or general psychology.

Working closely with your psychology professors, you will customize your psychology curriculum to meet your education and career goals, and you will graduate with highly translatable interpersonal and research skills you can apply to a variety of careers.

Psychology program options

Psychology major

Psychological Services major

Psychology minor

Psychological Services minor

Why study Psychology at KWU? Because it’s personal.

At KWU you will have the chance to explore the rich field of psychology through our far-reaching curriculum and tailor your psychology program to your interests and career goals.

· Complete an internship, independent study or independent thesis project in a setting or topic area of your choosing.

· Learn to use SPSS software, the major statistical tool used in social science fields.

· Gain leadership experience by participating in Kappa Psi Upsilon, KWU’s psychology club.

· Develop a professional network through attending regional psychology conferences, by joining Pi Gamma Mu honors society for the Behavioral Sciences, or by becoming a student affiliate of the American Psychological Association or the Association for Psychological Science.

What can I do with a Psychology degree from Kansas Wesleyan University?

Use your interpersonal and quantitative skills for good.

Psychology is an incredibly flexible degree. Although many of KWU’s psychology graduates pursue graduate studies in research psychology, clinical psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, criminal justice and law, others go to work in mental health settings, businesses and hospitals.

Recent alumni have attended graduate programs at Kansas State University, University of Kansas, Washburn, Wichita State, Emporia State, and Fort Hays State University.

Improve your mind in these Psychology classes

Introduction to Human Services

Professional Ethics in Psychology

Cross-cultural Psychology

Psychology of Religion

School Psychology


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