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Psychology

Psychology is the empirical study of mental and behavioral processes. Our faculty are committed to outstanding education and research in many of the subfields of the discipline, including cognition, learning, biopsychology, developmental, social, clinical and health psychology.

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We believe we have one of the strongest undergraduate programs in the country. Our challenging curriculum provides a methodological and theoretical background in the core areas of psychology. Our program combines exceptional classroom instruction with hands-on learning opportunities, such as conducting research or completing internships in the community.  Indeed, almost all of our majors complete an independent research project, internship, or both. With a degree from Furman, you’ll have the knowledge and hands-on experience to excel in graduate school or the job market.

Program Overview

Everything you need to know about the degrees offered in our department.

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Student Experiences

Our program combines exceptional classroom instruction with hands-on learning opportunities, such as conducting research or completing internships in the community.

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Events

Our department hosts Career Night, Graduate School Night, Internship Night, and our Psychology Colloquium. Students will have the opportunity to discover possible careers or internships at these events.

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Faculty

Our professors will help you discover psychology in the classroom and beyond.

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Facilities & Resources

Whatever your interest, our department can connect you with our resources and help you find your future career or graduate school.

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Recipients of Furman's Meritorious
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Graduating seniors in the department each year
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Majors who participate in research or internships

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