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Named One of

“America’s Best Colleges” by U.S.

News & World Report Cazenovia College is an independent, coeducational college, located in Cazenovia, New York, offering baccalaureate programs in the liberal arts and professional studies.

The Psychology program provides students with a broad foundation in psychology. In our program, students learn to understand and apply scientific methodology to explain human behavior and the mind. In addition, our program prepares students for graduate school and professional careers in a range of psychology-related fields. Students enrolled in the program will gain familiarity with the major theoretical approaches, findings, and historical trends in psychology as well as practice skeptical inquiry, critical thinking, and the scientific approach to understanding behavior and mental processes.

Embracing student success as its primary mission, Cazenovia College comprises a diverse, yet close-knit residential community that creates educational experiences that are individualized for students, matching skill sets with academic programs and co-curricular offerings. This “one student at a time” approach to the educational experience is what sets Cazenovia apart from other colleges and universities.

AT-A-GLANCE Founded: 1824 Enrollment: 900 students Average Class Size: 14 Student-Faculty Ratio: 10:1 Main Campus: 20 acres Equine Education Center: 243 acres Athletics: NCAA Division III Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98% Faculty with the highest Office of Admissions, 3 Sullivan Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035 Phone: 1.800.654.3210 | Email: Follow Cazenovia College on:

degree in their field: 80%


STUDENT RESEARCH The Psychology faculty have a strong foundation in both clinical practice and research. As a results our students have opportunities to conduct independent research and many present this work at regional psychology conferences. Some recent topics include:

SAMPLE COURSEWORK Abnormal Psychology Brain and Behavior Cognition Forensic Psychology History and Systems of Psychology Introduction to Psychology Learning Lifespan Developmental Psychology Sensation and Perception Social Psychology Theories of Personality

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Rachel Dinero, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Program Director Phone: 315.655.7159 Email: Michael Holdren Associate Professor Phone: 315.655.7295 Email:

Cell Phone Use as an Addiction Disordered Eating Intervention Effects of Exercise on Memory Music Preference and Personality Predictors of Romantic Attraction Psychological Effects of Physical Malformations Personality and Social Networking Profiles Sibling and Peer Relationships

SAMPLES OF COURSEWORK Psychology is a versatile major with a wide range of career options. Immediately after graduation, our graduates have found success in entry level mental health, criminal justice, research and business positions. The Psychology program is also designed to prepare our students for acceptance into a wide variety of graduate programs. We currently have students enrolled in programs ranging from doctorates in psychology to masters in mental health counseling.

Psychology Brochure  
Psychology Brochure