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Psychological Science & Human Services

You're fascinated by the human mind.

As a psychology major at Lander, you'll delve into these subjects and more, with a curriculum that provides much more than an arsenal of psychological knowledge. You'll learn to think logically, critically and objectively as you study theories and findings in the areas of human development, emotion, cognition, behavior and psychopathology.

Human services is a newer field that connects psychology and sociology and focuses on how to help specific populations in the realm of social services.  The human services major blends applied psychology and sociology courses and exposes students to knowledge about abuse and counseling while understanding different populations.

 

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Jonathan Bassett
Department Chair

864-388-8740  |  jbassett@lander.edu  |  Carnell Learning Center LC366

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Department Awards

Awards are granted annually to outstanding university students from all disciplines during a ceremony each spring.

  • Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Award
    Given annually by the psychology faculty to one or more psychology majors who have demonstrated outstanding ability in conducting an independent research project.
  • Psychology Discipline Award
    Given annually by the psychology faculty to the graduating senior majoring in psychology with the highest cumulative grade point average.
  • Outstanding Departmental Service Award for Psychology
    Given annually by the psychology faculty to one or more psychology major who demonstrated outstanding leadership in service activities for the department.

Latest News


students at SEPA conference
Lander Stands Out at SEPA Conference

A contingent from Lander University made a favorable impression at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) Conference, held from March 23 to March 26, at Hilton Head Island.

18 April 2022