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DEGREE PROGRAMS

MISSION
The mission of the Psychology program is to prepare students for entry level positions in the profession and graduate and professional school studies.

VISION
The Department of Psychology is committed to developing a sound academic foundation in our students for scholarly pursuits, as almost all vocational opportunities in the field require post-graduate degrees. Our faculty and staff also seek to enhance our student’s technical knowledge and skills. The department offers a wide range of courses that may help to fulfill requirements for other majors, as well as, general education courses.

GOAL & OBJECTIVES
1. Assist students in acquiring a measure of knowledge based upon psychological principles and statistical methods which will prepare them for careers in research, statistics, testing, biological or social sciences, and clinical options.
2. Equip students with clinical skills that are often prerequisites for counseling, community mental health programs, and graduate school requirements in various fields of psychology.
3. Enable students to develop critical thinking skills, comparative analysis, and competence in oral, written, and interpersonal communication.
4. Offer courses that meet the needs of students in other related disciplines.
5. Cultivate an interest in scholarship and research.
6. Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
LU offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. The program has an urban thrust that focuses on teaching our students how to navigate the pressures of an urban lifestyle and methods for how they can teach others in the community to cope with and adjust to urban conditions. Our program is offered at all three of the Langston campuses: Langston and Oklahoma City. The Department of Psychology is committed to developing a sound academic foundation for our students for scholarly pursuits, as almost all vocational opportunities in the field require post-graduate degrees. Our faculty and staff also seek to enhance our student’s technical knowledge and skills. The department offers a wide range of courses that may help to fulfill requirements for other majors, as well as, general education courses.

QUESTIONS
For questions please contact your advisor. Advising for students is divided by last name.
Students with last names beginning A – F , please contact Dr. Lawrence Murray
Students with last names beginning G – M , please contact Dr. Susan Mathew
Students with last names beginning N – Z, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Albright