The psychology department at Macalester College seeks to foster a scientific approach to the study of behavior and experience. The department offers a broad curriculum to serve both those students who will later do graduate work in psychology or related fields and those who intend to terminate their formal education with the bachelor's degree.Students who plan to continue their study are prepared for graduate degree programs leading to college teaching and research or to professional applications in such fields as personnel/human resources, industrial/organizational psychology, behavioral neuroscience, counseling, school psychology, social work, and clinical practice on an independent basis or in such agencies as mental health clinics and treatment centers for the mentally ill.
Browse the Psychology Department Collections:
Award Winning Psychology Papers
Psychology Department Oral Histories
Psychology Honors Projects