Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology Overview
Would you like to make a difference in the area of mental health? As a psychology major at SMWC, you will be prepared to combine knowledge about the human mind with the ability to collect, analyze and interpret data from a logical, problem-solving perspective. You’ll develop research skills and gain insight into human behavior.
This program provides the advantage of a well-balanced generalist program taught by doctoral level faculty who are experienced teachers, researchers and practitioners. Our graduates merge seamlessly into entry-level health and human service careers or go on to earn advanced degrees.
A psychology degree from SMWC prepares the graduate to combine knowledge of human behavior with the ability to collect, analyze and interpret data from a logical, problem-solving perspective. Because of this, the career choices for a psychology major are numerous and varied:
- Mental health caseworker
- Social agency caseworker
- Consultant to other professionals
- Policy makers
Places of employment for psychology majors may include:
- Schools and colleges
- Corporate offices
- Counseling centers
- Recreational centers