Psychology Program Mission & Goals
The psychology program at Union College prepares students to be seekers of knowledge and thinkers who practice service to all humanity with a Christ-centered attitude.
Upon completion of the psychology program at Union College, graduates will be able to:
- Exhibit knowledge of the major concepts and theoretical perspectives in the general field of psychology and its sub-fields;
- Identify ways in which psychological research and application impact everyday functioning;
- Integrate psychological theory with practice;
- Demonstrate the ability to carry out the research process and to critically assess data and general information;
- successfully compete in obtaining positions in graduate programs;
- Evaluate psychological theories from a Christian perspective;
- Demonstrate interest, respect and concern for others, regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or any other displayed difference;
- Exhibit ethical behavior in interaction with others in all settings;
- Demonstrate integration of Christian compassion and psychological application.