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Psychology offers the student an opportunity to explore a variety of issues involved in the study and understanding of human behavior and experience. These include physiological functioning, a prolonged period of emotional and intellectual development, our complex learning capacities, and existence in a sociocultural surrounding.

Since psychological approaches to the study of human behavior are varied and diverse, the student will encounter a number of ways of viewing and analyzing behavior, each of which makes its particular contribution to the field.

The challenge of and interest in psychology lie in the opportunity it presents to the student to grow as a person, to come to understand herself and others, and to gain systematic knowledge of human behavior as a whole.