One of the most popular departments on campus, our psychology major successfully prepares you for clinical/counseling, school, cognitive, animal behavior, and social psychology. Our small class size guarantees that you develop close relationships with our six full-time, tenured psychology faculty, who offer a wide range of specialized courses that few colleges with small class sizes can match. Our alumni manage caseloads, work to end homelessness, serve as animal care technicians, and even run sales departments.
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The Psychology Bowl team competes in a tournament, held during the KPA Spring Academic Conference. Questions from 10 different areas of psychology are asked in a quick-recall format.
Psi Chi/Psi Alpha Omega
The department sponsors two student organizations, Psi Chi which is the psychology international honor society and Psi Alpha Omega which is open to all students taking psychology who have an interest in the discipline.
Dr. Rebecca Singer specializes in animal psychology, and studies object permanence in dolphins and sea lions. She has led GC students on study abroad trips to work (and swim!) with dolphins as part of this research.