Central College’s three-track psychology program integrates core requirements, psychology electives and research flexibly so students can adapt the program to fit their unique goals. Psychology majors at Central graduate with scientifically grounded knowledge about human behavior, useful problem-solving skills, strong human relations skills and emotional intelligence skills. Central psychology graduates often report they are better prepared for graduate school than most of their first-year colleagues from other universities.
Central College graduates have found success in psychology careers.
Central College will receive a generous gift of $500,000 from Paul Poppen, a 1969 Central graduate, to establish the Poppen Fund for Social Justice Programs and the Poppen Diversity Scholarship.
No matter what your interests are, Central opens the door to student involvement with more than 100 on-campus groups. Learn how to get involved with groups and organizations at Central.
Indulge your passion for figuring out the inner workings of the human mind as a psychology major at Central College.
General psychology, the introductory course, is the foundation for psychology majors as well as many other majors because of its versatility in understanding human behavior and its adaptability to many lifelong learning environments.
Learn more about this discipline in the course catalog.