To inquire about this program:
Dr. Gary Verna| 423.869.6773 | [email protected].
Most psychology programs focus on only theory and research. At LMU, we focus on all four areas of psychology--theory, research, self-understanding, and practice--to provide you with the most comprehensive understanding of the field. And because our program offers an extensive internship program, you'll get the work experience you need for an immediate job in the field of psychology.
Bachelor of Science
At LMU, you'll apply what you've learned. All of our majors conduct research projects
and present their findings at conferences. They also get firsthand experience working
in psychological services through our senior internship program.
The program allows you the flexibility to minor in a variety of areas, such as art, Appalachian studies, criminal justice, life science, and health psychology.
Psychology- Four Year Plan
In addition to the general psychology track, tracks are also available in Practice, Research/Cognitive, and Pre-medical.
Courses necessary for a psychology major at LMU exceed the requirements of the American Psychological Association. Psychology course offerings include:
Many students choose Psychology as a minor, or seconday field of study, that can enhance career opportunities in a wide variety of professions. The required courses for a Pscyhology minor are:
Students in the program intern at a host of facilities. These include:
Our graduates who begin their careers immediately after graduation find employment in entry-level mental health counseling positions; in various fields of psychology, such as health care, business, corrections; and in psychology-related positions in research.
Our graduates are working in mental health areas that include:
LMU'S program has an outstanding reputation among graduate schools in the region.
Our graduates have a very high acceptance rate into Graduate and Professional Programs
such as the University of Tennessee, University of Kentucky, East Tennessee State
University and Eastern Kentucky University.
Among employers, our graduates receive top priority and are employed by the top regional treatment facilities. Most of our graduating seniors receive job offers before they graduate, many from their internship sites.
Our majors can participate in a variety of activities through membership in the Psychology
Club and may qualify for membership in Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology.