For more information about degree offerings by the faculty of psychology, visit the Department of Psychology webpage.
A student who completes the psychology curriculum receives a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree and preparation for a career in teaching, business, medicine, or law, as well as for graduate work in clinical, applied, or academic psychology. A psychology minor complements any line of study. Psychology courses also contribute to a major in organizational studies, a minor in early intervention, and the major and minor in women’s and gender studies. The Department of Psychology is also part of the interdisciplinary institute: The University of Tulsa Institute for Trauma, Adversity, and injustice. Psychology majors are encouraged to take part in activities beyond their formal coursework such as participating in faculty research labs and institutes, engaging in independent research projects, departmental colloquia, the Psi Chi National Honor Society and service learning in community settings.
Undergraduate Academic Programs
The faculty of psychology offer courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in psychology.
The aims of the undergraduate major in psychology are to:
- Develop a scientific understanding of human behavior and experience,and critical thinking skills;
- Learn how psychological knowledge is generated; and
- Apply psychological principles to the solution of human problems.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the undergraduate program in psychology will:
1. Students will demonstrate familiarity with major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings in psychology.
2.1 Students will be able to review the scientific literature and generate hypotheses.
2.2 Students will be able to analyze research data and generate an interpretation of the results.
2.3 Students will be able integrate research findings and present them in an APA-style research paper or a conference-style presentation.
3. Students who complete a psych major will report that the psych undergrad program assisted in preparing them for employment or further education.
4. Students will be able to analyze arguments about the role and application of psychological research in society (e.g., fairness of psychological test use) and/or apply scientific reasoning to the particular issue or problem. This analysis will include descriptions of diverse perspectives, a description of how the perspectives relate to psychological theories or principles, and an articulation of a position on the matter supported by evidence.
Applied Assistant Professor
Visiting Assistant Professor
Md Rashedul Islam
Director of Graduate Studies in Clinical Psychology
Director of Graduate Studies in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Psychology
Director of True Blue Neighbors Behavioral Health Clinic