Psychology incorporates an enormous variety of disciplines, themes, and modes of thought, a diversity that our classes reflect and embrace, as we strive to foster dialogue and debate by constantly challenging the validity of any single framework. While examining how culture and social context influence multiple psychological areas, your classes will help you formalize your inquiries into scientific studies, by providing a solid background in the central theories, approaches, and controversies in contemporary psychology. Combine this with easy access to interdisciplinary perspectives and intercultural field experience, as well as resources from French and European scientific institutions, laboratories, and archives, and you will be ready for an academic or professional career in countless programs of study from neuroscience and developmental or clinical psychology to traditional preparations for further credentialing in the field.
This Major will prepare you to work or pursue further study in a variety of fields where knowledge of human motivation, critical thinking skills, and sensitivity are valued.
Drawing from a variety of fields, you will develop an informed understanding of the concepts, theories, issues, and debates that surround gender & sexuality.
Investigate contemporary feminist theory and psychology and gender, while also studying intersecting areas of study, including cinema, politics, human rights, and media.
Research the theories, concepts, questions, and scientific inquiries that inform and influence contemporary psychology.