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The psychology program is designed to give students a strong foundation in understanding human behavior and mental processes in a liberal arts education with the primary focus of developing skills, knowledge, and abilities to pursue service to God and others. Students completing the requirements for a major in psychology will have instruction in the physiological functioning of the brain and its effects on the individual, research methodology, human development, history of psychology and major theories, and mental health illnesses and issues. In addition, students will be exposed to basic skills and techniques in counseling and have opportunities for implementing these skills in a clinical setting. Students completing the major requirements in psychology will have an excellent knowledge base for application to graduate studies in the fields of psychology and counseling.