Why Study Psychology at Texas Tech?

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is designed to provide a core of knowledge of the subject matter in experimental, theoretical, and applied psychology.  Sufficient curricular flexibility is provided to students to permit them to acquire useful vocational and personal skills for later life and to prepare them for graduate programs in psychology or related fields.

Diverse Courses

The department offers courses in a variety of areas, including:

• Cognitive and Physiological Bases of Behavior

• Personality, Social, and Abnormal Bases of Behavior

• Developmental Bases of Behavior

• Applications of Psychology

• Additional Topics in Psychology

Undergraduate Research

Providing research experiences for students has become a widely recognized and accepted goal of a college education. Through undergraduate research experiences, students in Psychology participate in a range of activities that draw them into the contemporary culture of psychological science and integrate them more fully into the practice of inquiry and research. Click here to learn more about research opportunities in the Department of Psychology.

Graduate Information

Along with a B.A. in Psychology, the department offers the following degrees:

• M.A. in Counseling Psychology

• M.A. in Experimental Psychology

• Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

• Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology

• Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology


Helpful Links

Apply to become a student in Psychology at Texas Tech University.

Visit the Department of Psychology website.

See what jobs you can get with a degree from the Department of Psychology.

See a page of links that relate to Psychology.

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