The mission of the Department of Psychology and Sociology is to provide students with the opportunity to:

psycsocidoor.JPGUse the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in the field of their major to promote intellectual development and spiritual growth.

Understand and apply basic research methods, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.

Respect and use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and social processes.

Be prepared for beginning jobs, entry-level work or graduate programs.

Be prepared to work both with people who are, and those who are not, motivated by values related to the Christian faith.