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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.


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Chairperson: Professor Sandra Neargarder

Graduate Program Coordinator: Professor John Calicchia

Professors: Elizabeth Englander, Margaret Johnson, Orlando Olivares, Elizabeth Spievak

Associate Professors: Jonathan Holmes, Tina Jameson, Michelle Mamberg, Jeffrey Nicholas, Melissa Singer

Assistant Professors: Melissa Brandon, Janessa Carvalho, Danielle Kohfeldt, Laura Ramsey, Joseph Schwab, Caroline Stanley, Nesa Wasarhaley

Department Telephone Number: 508.531.1385
Location: Hart Hall, Room 315

Degree Programs

  • Psychology, BS
  • Psychology, MA

Undergraduate Minor

  • Psychology

The following program is currently inactive:

  • Psychology, BA

Click on Academic Programs  for program information and requirements.

Bachelor of Science

The objectives of the Department of Psychology are to 1) provide all students with an understanding of psychology and what psychologists do; 2) give students (where applicable) a background in psychology that will help them do their jobs better; 3) give our terminal majors sufficient training to enhance their opportunities for vocational placement in psychology-related occupations; 4) give our majors who intend to become professional psychologists sufficient preparation to permit them to be competitive in achieving admission to and success in graduate school.

Educator Licensure

Students interested in seeking Massachusetts teacher licensure should refer to the following department links for specific teacher licensure and program requirements: Elementary and Early Childhood Education  or Special Education  for students double majoring in elementary education, early childhood education or special education; or Secondary Education and Professional Programs  for students minoring in secondary education (high school, middle school or PreK-12 specialist).

Honors Program

The honors program in psychology provides highly motivated psychology majors with opportunities to enhance their academic program through intensive scholarly study and research designed to be of assistance in postgraduate employment or in the pursuit of an advanced degree in psychology. Contact the Department of Psychology for further information concerning eligibility and application.

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