The Department of Psychology and Sociology prepares its students for post-baccalaureate careers or graduate school and gives majors and non-majors alike a strong behavioral and social science foundation that will be useful in whatever career they choose.
The core value underlying our mission is the conviction that psychology and sociology offer research-supported principles that help us understand human thinking and behavior and for solving many individual, interpersonal, and societal problems. The life-span developmental perspective, sensitivity to diversity, and experiential learning are emphasized throughout the curriculum.
Students will receive skills in understanding psychological concepts, ideas, and ways of thinking which ultimately can enhance their chances for meaningful living and responsible work.
Specifically, graduates of the program will able to:
One-third of our faculty have received the Lavine Award for teaching excellence.
The B.A./B.S. in Psychology are offered in a traditional, on-campus format at our main Duluth campus. The minor in psychology is available in a traditional, on-campus format and online.
Traditional undergraduate students must first be accepted to St. Scholastica. Visit our traditional undergraduate admissions section for more information.