The objective of USD's Department of Psychology is to advance student understanding of psychology and behavioral neuroscience a science, a profession and a means of promoting human welfare.
Why Choose Psychological Sciences at USD?
Advance your understanding of psychology as a science, a profession and a means of promoting the welfare of human and animal species with a degree in psychology or behavioral neuroscience.
Advanced Research Environment
Faculty actively pursue their own research, and you'll have the opportunity to benefit from their unique, distinguished experience in the lab and have co-publication opportunities or conduct your own research projects.
With small class sizes and collaborative research projects, you'll gain tangible experiences in the lab and field that help deepen your understanding of complex topics.
Solid Communications Skills
You'll have the opportunity to present your research at conferences, as well as on campus at Creative Collaborations. This leads to the solid presentation and communication skills that employers are looking for.
Connect Beyond the Classroom
Learn from guest experts who present advanced psychological concepts to augment classwork, student research and faculty research.
In the News
// May 18, 2016
Senior women's tennis player Marta Stojanovic is the College of Arts and Sciences’ Class of 2016 Valedictorian. While pursuing her Beh…
// April 26, 2016
Warren Auditorium was buzzing with electricity Monday night as excited psychology students and members of the USD community eagerly awaited …
// April 19, 2016
Marta Stojanovic, a senior this year, came to USD from Serbia. She is majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience and has played tennis for the Univ…
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