A bachelor's degree in psychology provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand human behavior and experience.
Majoring in psychology at La Roche College prepares you to think critically, communicate effectively and enhance your interpersonal skills. You’ll learn how to conduct and understand research, discover how to solve problems, and acquire information and technology literacy.
You’ll learn from seasoned professionals who have diverse academic backgrounds. Our faculty members are experts in multiple areas of the discipline, and they create stimulating classroom experiences. Instructors at La Roche encourage excellence in your performance and work with you to help you succeed.
The Psychology Department offers special opportunities for students who wish to be recognized for their strong academic achievements.
These opportunities include the possibility of earning departmental honors during your senior year, invitation to Psi Chi, the international honors society in psychology, and individual research endeavors.
What Can You Do With Your Degree?
One of the best qualities of the psychology field is its diversity. Students who graduate with a degree in psychology are successful in gaining employment in a variety of fields including:
- Mental health
- Welfare work
- Group counseling
- Drug and alcohol counseling
- Community outreach
- Research assistance
- Wrap-around programs
In addition, students are prepared for graduate school. Many students have earned advanced degrees in counseling programs and school psychology, and have flourishing careers.
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