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Major in Psychology


Duquesne’s undergraduate psychology program aspires to help students:
  • Understand the fundamental concepts, issues, and interest areas of psychology, both as a human science and a natural science.
  • Think critically and creatively about human psychology and life as a whole.
  • Communicate ideas effectively.
  • Be critically and socially engaged with the contemporary world, including being appreciative of its many forms of diversity.
  • Work with and apply ethical principles, both personally and in service;
  • Become prepared for careers and/or graduate study in psychology, social work, and counseling, and in related fields such as education, business, law, health care, and human services.
  • Cultivate their potential as distinctive individuals and participants in society.
What is Psychology as a Human Science?

Human Science

Senior Survey

Undergraduate Survey 2014