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PSYCHOLOGY

LEAD WITH AN EDGE

UNCOVER THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE MIND.

The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Psychology Department aims to enhance students’ understanding of behavior and mental processes and their connections to other disciplines. Psychology students experience the breadth of the science while tailoring the program to match their personal interests and career goals. Incoming psychology students will explore five areas of study: • Biological & Sensory Processes • Culture & Community • Development & Learning • Health & Counseling • Social & Cognitive Processes All students have the opportunity to work with faculty on research projects, often becoming involved in on-going research during their sophomore or junior year. Our faculty have expertise in: • Biological psychology/Behavioral neuroscience • Clinical/Counseling psychology • Cognitive psychology • Developmental psychology • Social psychology

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OUR ALUMNI “St. Mary’s College of Maryland will prepare you for the workforce. I learned more as a St. Mary’s College undergrad than a few of my coworkers did in their master’s programs.” CHARLOTTE MECKLENBURG ‘16, PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR AND NOW A SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

OUT THERE Psychology alumni and students work and study all over the globe:

ROBERT BINGER ’17

PSYCHOLOGY AT SMCM WE GUARANTEE every student the opportunity to engage in authentic research, an internship, or international experience.

CHIKONDI KULEMEKA ‘18

Chikondi founded the Desks for Chankhanga Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving education in Malawi by providing students with desks. Her online boutique (A Touch of Kondi!) features handmade pieces from Malawi. She is an accounts receivable clerk for Emd Sales.

JESSICA KONECKE ’16

Jessica earned an MA in forensic psychology from George Washington University in 2018. She is a case manager at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

RACHEL THOMPSON ’19

Rachel Thompson is pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science from UMD College Park with an expected graduation in 2025.

100% of psychology majors complete a capstone research project

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio is one of the lowest in the nation

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Hidden Gems for Women in STEM by CollegeRaptor.com

Robert Binger earned an MS in counseling psychology from Frostburg State University in 2020. He is a rehabilitation specialist at Clinical Solutions Inc.

ANDREW KOCH ’13

Andrew earned a Master of Aeronautical Science) in Human Factors from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2015, and is pursuing a PhD in aviation at ERAU. He is an engineering psychologist at NAVAIR working in the new aeromedical division in human systems.

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Psychology major brochure 2020  

Uncover the Science Behind the Mind.

Psychology major brochure 2020  

Uncover the Science Behind the Mind.

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