The psychology major at Purdue Northwest can be used as preparation for graduate work. A flexible schedule of courses is offered so that you can pursue while attending to job and other responsibilities. The major is intended for those of you who desire to study psychology from a broad, general perspective. The flexibility of this option allows you to choose courses to meet your individual interests or career goals. Our interdisciplinary approach provides you with the background for understanding:
- human behavior
- psychological disorders
- complex nature of organizations
- basic research
- developmental issues as they relate to the continuity of life.
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology degrees are designed to meet all ten learning goals listed by the American Psychological Association (APA) for undergraduate psychology majors. Psychology majors achieve a balance among basic psychological principles, research methods and theories, and their application to applied areas such as early child education, behavioral science and development, counseling, and developmental disabilities.