Undergraduate Program

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Our undergraduate major is one of the most popular in NMSU’s College of Arts and Sciences. A degree in psychology can help you understand human behavior, as well as build problem solving, interpersonal, and writing skills that can help you in any profession.

We offer a wide variety of undergraduate classes including:

Abnormal Psychology Memory Personality
Adult Development Neuroscience Sexual Behavior
Child Development Psycholinguistics Social Psychology
Cognitive Psychology Psychology and the Law Thinking
Emotion Psychology of Gender
Learning Sensation and Perception

 

As a psychology major, you will learn have the opportunity to learn how the brain works, how and why emotions affect us, how we learn, the varied reasons why humans do what we do, and how to use the methods of science to find answers to questions about human thought and behavior. Undergraduates have the opportunity to develop their own research skills working closely with faculty members on ongoing research projects. Many of our undergraduate alumni get careers in government, business, and industry settings; some of our alumni go to graduate school in psychology, medical school, law school, and MBA programs.

 

Required coursework for a Psychology major

Information about a Psychology Minor

Career Opportunities with a B.A. in Psychology 

Financial Aid