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Psychology is a broad discipline that employs the methods of scientific inquiry as it observes, describes and explores the brain's role in emotion, thought and behavior. Students in the psychology program are called upon to think critically and creatively as they examine how organisms adapt to their surroundings through biological, social, emotional, perceptual and cognitive capacities. Students learn to become clear communicators, attentive listeners and dynamic and sensitive problem solvers.
An undergraduate degree in psychology will prepare students for careers in human services as well as for graduate school programs in psychology, counseling, social work or law.
Students who major in psychology will be able to:
Five Lakeland University Psychology Laboratory students presented extensive research at the recent Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) conference in Chicago.
Megan Gomez was the first author on a research poster, which detailed the group’s laboratory work on mental illness and the stigma surrounding it. The other authors are Lakeland Assistant Professor of Psychology Jessica Kalmar and students Julie Bender, Sarah Willihnganz, Grace Vos, Kimberly Daane, Holly Chambers and Amber Smith.
Lakeland College officially formed the world’s 1,188th Psi Chi psychology honor society chapter when eight members were formally inducted during a ceremony earlier this week.
Seven current Lakeland students and one recent graduate were inducted and pinned as Lakeland became the 13th Psi Chi private school chapter in Wisconsin.
Listed below are just some of the careers Lakeland University psychology students from recent graduating classes have landed:
Listed below are some of the internships Lakeland University psychology students have landed during their stay at Lakeland:
The completion of at least one area of emphasis:
The completion of required psychology major electives:
For Early Adolescence through Adolescence Education Certification (grades 6-12) in combination with a certifiable major.
Teacher Certification: To qualify for teaching certification at the Early Adolescence through Adolescence level (grades 6-12), a student must complete a certifiable Early Adolescence through Adolescence major, the Early Adolescence through Adolescence Professional Sequence, the courses listed above, and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's (DPI) statutory requirements.
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Returning Student Move-in Day
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