The student learning outcomes for psychology are established by the American Psychology Association, and the department aligns with these learning outcomes:
- Knowledge in Psychology: Students will be able to identify basic psychological concepts.
- Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking: Students will be able to critically evaluate and apply basic psychological concepts by means of scientific reasoning acquired from training in statistics and research methods.
- Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World: Students will be able to apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice.
- Communication: Students will be able to interact effectively with others.
- Professional Development: Students should be involved in research and outreach opportunities as preparation for pursuing post-baccalaureate education to become future scientists and/or practitioners in a psychological discipline, and to develop necessary skills to be successful in employment after earning their degree.