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Psychology

WHY STUDY PSYCHOLOGY AT MBC?

  • psychology is a flexible discipline, bridging the social and natural sciences
  • at MBC, students collect, utilize, and evaluate their own data — hands-on lab work almost unheard of for most undergraduates
  • psychology moves students to a purposeful place after college, equipping them to be successful in both graduate school and the working world
  • psychology majors leave having conducted their own research project, written it up, and presented it publicly — this level of hands on practice leaves students prepared and confident for when they enter the work force
  • skills honed in the discipline (thinking critically, analyzing, communicating orally) are useful in all aspects of work and life
  • graduates report that the intensity of the senior thesis, and the prep work required for the thesis, have proven invaluable in their careers