Are you fascinated by how people think and behave? If you are, then psychology might be the major for you. As a psychology major you’ll study the biological, cognitive and social influences on human behavior and thought and prepare for a meaningful and rewarding career that involves working with people.
Rewarding Careers in a Growing Field
Psychology is a profession where you can help to transform people’s lives. You could work as a counselor, serve underserved populations at a nonprofit community organization and more. Discover more about psychology careers.
Rigorous Curriculum to Prepare You for Graduate Study
Mount Mary offers a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree as well as a psychology minor. The psychology curriculum develops skills employers look for and prepares you for graduate study.
Psychology Activities Outside of Class
Psychology majors are encouraged to participate in student clubs and organizations, research activities, and to participate in service learning activities.
Scholarships for Psychology Majors
As a psychology major, you may be eligible for these scholarships at Mount Mary:
- Olive Trumm Estates Scholarship, Beatrice Haggerty Scholarship or Catherine Brophy Swinnell Scholarship—Criteria for these scholarships include a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and upper division status (60 credits or more), service to the behavioral science program, service to Mount Mary or other community groups.
- Dorothy Daganhardt Scholarship—This scholarship is for single mothers with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and upper division status (60 credits or more), service to the behavioral science program, service to Mount Mary or other community groups.