Chaired by Thomson Ling, Ph.D.
The Department of Psychology offers a B.A. in Psychology. Students who major in psychology may aspire to membership in Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology.
For students interested in a later career in art therapy, the department offers a double major in art and psychology with an art therapy concentration in conjunction with the Department of Art (please see description of the double major below and under the Department of Art section for more details).
Qualified undergraduate psychology majors may also take advantage of the opportunity to pursue their M.A. in Counseling in an accelerated manner through the combined B.A./M.A. program with any of three areas of specialization: mental health counseling, school counseling, or art therapy (please see description of the combined B.A./ M.A. program below).
Undergraduate psychology majors may also avail themselves of a combined B.A. in Psychology/M.S. in Occupational Therapy program. In affiliation with Columbia University, qualified students take three years of coursework at Caldwell University and then two years at Columbia University (please see description of the combined B.A. in Psychology/ M.S. in Occupational Therapy program below).
The College also offers the opportunity to pursue a combined B.A. in Psychology/M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Additional information can be found in the Graduate Catalog.
B.A. in Psychology
Double Major in Psychology and Art (Art Therapy Track)
Combined B.A. in Psychology/M.A. in Counseling (All Options)
Combined B.A. in Psychology/M.S. in Occupational Therapy
Combined B.A. in Psychology/M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis
Minor in Psychology
STATEMENT OF OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT
The successful completion of an APA-style paper in psychology that demonstrates critical thinking and the use of academic sources.