Vision and Mission
The SCSU Psychology Department strives to be a community of teacher-scholars dedicated to fostering a high quality education in psychological science through effective instruction, research, and applied experiences.
The faculty of the SCSU Psychology Department strive for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Our rigorous graduate and undergraduate curricula are based on a scientific approach to understanding human behavior and cognition. Based on the student learning goals endorsed by the American Psychological Association, our program enables students to build a strong foundation of psychological knowledge and competencies - thinking critically, communicating effectively, understanding research methodology, and analyzing data - that will enable students to pursue career paths in human services, business, law, or advanced study in psychology and related fields.
See also "Learning Outcomes for Psychology Majors" document.