Integrate the study of the human mind with your faith and discover how God has designed us to interact with the world and each other. By majoring in Psychology, you will learn how the mind works and how it impacts human behavior.
Our passionate faculty will help you unpack difficult questions and seemingly unpredictable behaviors in society. Through studying psychology, you will gain a heightened awareness of your own thought process and a greater understanding of other people’s motivations, personalities, influences, abilities, and cultures.
Foundational psychology courses develop research methods and a basic understanding of psychology and its applications. You will then choose from multiple in-depth courses to explore the areas of developmental, personal, biological, cognitive, and sociocultural psychology.
The Psychology major is ideal foundation for graduate study, as well as entry into bachelors-level careers. All Psychology majors must complete a practicum or advanced research project with the assistance of peers and faculty.
Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog here.
The Foundational Core is the key to Taylor’s total education. These classes will give you a big-picture view of how your calling connects with God's purpose for your life, engaging with ideas that will demonstrate how God has given you certain talents and skills to bring healing to the world. Each student who completes the Foundational Core emerges as a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God's creation.