Welcome to the Department of Psychology
Our program fosters the learning of theory through “hands-on” experience.
Laboratory exercises enrich your understanding of neuroscience, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, statistics, biological psychology, learning, cognition, sensory mechanisms, comparative psychology, psychophysiological investigation, tests and measurements, behavior modification, and experimental social psychology.
Every senior at Washington College completes a Senior Capstone Experience project. This takes the form of an original research investigation carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.
Writer Anna Miller profiles the extraordinary success of the Psychology Department in the Sept. 2013 issue of the APA’s Monitor on Psychology.
Renowned psychologist Scott Browning, Ph.D. ‘79 learned more than just the fundamentals of psychology while an undergraduate at WC.
With a history master’s already under his belt, Jeffrey Harrington, retired from the Marine Corps after 25 years, is pursuing a master’s in psychology at WC.