Undergraduate Degree in Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Loras College offers many of the advantages of a large university department:
  • Six full-time faculty with diverse interests
  • A variety of elective and specialty courses (i.e. Child Psychopathology, Cross-cultural Psychology, Clinical Psychopharmacology, Psychology as a Profession)
  • Good preparation for Graduate programs in Psychology or other Professional schools (law, medicine, physical therapy)
  • "Hands-on" training provided through research mentoring and a variety of internship/field placements
  • Opportunities for experiential and interdisciplinary learning
  • Travel to psychology-related conferences
  • Two scholarships designated for psychology majors
in a small college setting:
  • 20:1 student/professor ratio in undergraduate classes
  • A variety of teaching methods used in the classroom, including hands-on activities and demonstrations, small group work, and discussion
  • One-on-one advising and mentoring
  • Accessibility to faculty
  • Leadership roles available to students through Psych Club and Psi Chi
  • Broad liberal arts focus (new general education requirements)
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