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Ouachita Baptist University
Psychology

Mission

Prepare students for graduate study as well as provide a strong supporting area for individuals majoring in religion, sociology, teacher education, philosophy, pre-medical studies, and other social service areas.

Goals

    General

  1. Develop the knowledge, background, and skills needed to…
    • Appreciate the diverse theoretical approaches in psychology;
    • Understand, compute, and appropriately use basic statistical techniques;
    • Understand the strengths and weaknesses of various research designs.
  2. Behave as students of the discipline in light of disciplinary ethical guidelines.
  3. Learn to communicate professional information in verbal or written form.
  4. Specific: Knowledge of…

  5. Biological basis of behavior and experience;
  6. Cognitive and affective basis of behavior and experience;
  7. Developmental and social basis of behavior and experience; and
  8. Abnormal processes related to behavior and experience.