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MAY 14

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Psychology Department Mission

The Psychology Department at Lebanon Valley College provides students with active learning experiences (in classroom and co-curricular environments) that facilitate skill development – relative to information literacy, knowledge integration, critical analysis, and oral/written communication – that they can utilize throughout their lives. Students also acquire an understanding of behavior on psychological and neurological levels that can be applied to real-world personal/professional contexts and facilitate entry into the workforce and/or pursuit of advanced academic degrees following graduation from the College.

 

Psychology Department Goals and Objectives

  1. Acquisition
    • Students will demonstrate effective reading comprehension skills.
    • Students will demonstrate effective information literacy skills.
       
  2. Assembly
    • Students will articulate the relationship between theory and data. 
    • Students will synthesize information from different sources when developing conclusions.

  3. Analysis
    • Students will analyze and interpret data appropriately. 
    • Students will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of methods, theories, and/or evidence.

  4. Application
    • Students will use scientific principles to solve problems.
    • Students will be prepared to create an appropriate application for post-graduate placement aligned with personal interests.

  5. Articulation
    • Students will communicate effectively in written form.
    • Students will communicate effectively in oral form.