Psychology is defined as "the science of behavior and mental processes," which encompass an array of specialty areas. Similarly, psychologists stand as the most diverse group of people in our society to share the same title. The department strives to give students a sense of the nature of psychology and its place in society. Its professors equip students with an understanding of the scientific method and an ability to apply it in a variety of contexts.
Psychology majors are provided with a sense of the historical background of modern psychology, and students interested in graduate study are well-prepared to succeed.
The Department distinguishes itself with a well-published faculty that strongly encourages student research. Students present research findings at undergraduate research conferences and regularly publish their work with the faculty. Many Wabash psychology students are also active members of Psi Chi International Honor Society. Read about recent events on our department blog and Facebook Page.
Recent Wabash College psychology majors have pursued many different career paths. President/CEO, Business Development Director, Physical Therapist, Controller, Attorney, Product Solutions Specialist, Technical Support Specialist, Vice President of market Commercial Credit Manager, Wealth Management Advisor, Locomotive Engineer, Financial Sales, Asst. Director Academic Support-Athletics, Psychological Counselor, Curriculum Design & Facilitator, Associate Biologist, Business Operations, Senior Risk Advisor, Strategy Analyst