Department of Psychology

Learn how to think critically

Mercer University’s Psychology Department offers a curriculum that is designed to:

  • Give you a background in the philosophical, theoretical, and empirical aspects of the field
  • Develop your basic skills in critical thinking, reading, writing, speaking, computer use, and research
  • Emphasize the role of liberal education in enhancing personal and professional development
  • Assure that you have the background experiences necessary to pursue graduate education

Majors and minors

  • Psychology (major and minor) — You may pursue a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science while studying psychology. As a psychology student, you will learn and research the science that influences behavior. Our program has small class sizes, which means you’ll be able to work closely with faculty and contribute to research projects. Our in-house animal research facility enables us to offer laboratory courses in animal behavior and provide you with critical experiences.