Psychology

The Department of Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of individuals and groups. Through the department you will have the opportunity to study the methods of social and psychological research; diversity and its various expressions; indigenous experience; national, international, ethnic, religious, class, and gender perspectives; modern languages; and models of advocacy and social justice.

Degrees are available in the areas of criminal justice, cultural studies, modern languages and psychology that will prepare you for occupations and further study in these and related fields. See a complete list of available degrees.

Upon graduation, students receiving a psychology degree will be able to:

  1. Understand and carry out research and the scientific method
  2. Acquire and exhibit practical experience and skills in professional roles
  3. Access, use, and communicate conclusions about psychological literature
  4. Understand the basic theories and systems in the field of psychology
  5. Discuss the relationship between Christian thought and social sciences meaningfully.

Areas of Study

Students in the psychology field can major in three distinct areas. A minor in psychology education is also available for students interested in teaching.

CHECK OUT the Centennial 5K - an annual walk/run event supported/sponsored by the NNU Psychology Club to raise money for scholarships and this year is helping to kick-off the NNU centennial celebration.