Phone: (423) 439-4424
Web Address: www.etsu.edu/cas/psychology
The primary goals of the Department of Psychology are to encourage and support the scientific investigation of behavior and mental processes. The department’s undergraduate curriculum provides general and intensive courses of study within psychology, with concentrations in general psychology, behavioral neuroscience, cognitive science, clinical psychological science, and child psychological science. All programs of study provide a well-rounded education within psychology, both for students interested in pursuing post-baccalaureate employment in psychological and human service related professions, and for students interested in pursuing postgraduate study in psychology and related fields.
In addition to the requirements listed, a student majoring in psychology must complete requirements for the General Education Core and the College of Arts and Sciences requirements for the B.A. or B.S., listed in this catalog under the College of Arts and Sciences.
Advising–Academic and professional advising is recommended for all psychology majors. Psychology majors with fewer than 60 credit hours are advised in the Advisement Resource Center (ARC) in the Culp Center. After attaining 60 hours, students should visit the psychology office to be assigned an advisor. Students are expected to read the catalog to determine requirements for the degree they are seeking. Students are responsible for knowing the program requirements.
Graduate Study–The Department of Psychology offers a master of arts degree with a concentration in experimental psychology, as well as a Ph.D. with a concentration in Clinical Psychology. Further information on graduate programs is provided in the Graduate Catalog.