Undergraduate Programs

What is Psychology?

Psychology is a science devoted to the study of how people and animals think, feel and behave. Psychologists consider how both biological processes and environmental influences can account for behavior. The field of psychology integrates research and practice. That is, in addition to trying to explain behavior, psychologists are interested in applying the results of research to solve real world problems.

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University offers a unique program that prepares undergraduates for both professional and research oriented paths. Learn more about our Undergraduate Programs Office - including academic advising, degree programs, internships and volunteer experiences, research opportunities, future preparation, alumni outcomes, and student organization information by hovering over the "Undergraduate Programs" drop-down menu above and clicking on the appropriate link(s) of interest.

Undergraduate students can find more information about the Department of Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Student Handbook