Why do we think, act and feel the way we do?
What Will I Learn?
In the Psychology track you will gain insight into and an understanding of how and why people think, feel, and act the way they do. You will be exposed to a comprehensive approach to psychology, ranging from early theorists such as Freud and Skinner to cutting edge research in neuroscience. A wide array of courses are taught by both researchers and practitioners, providing a glimpse into the professional world of psychological treatment and practice. Required courses such as Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, and Psychopathology cover foundational areas, while elective courses such as Social Psychology and Developmental Psychology allow you to broaden your knowledge of sub-fields in psychology, and seminars enable you to delve deeply into a specific area such as Understanding & Treating Trauma in Israel or Children's Early Language & Literacy Development.
Is It for Me?
This track is suitable for you, if you are interested in understanding how and why people think and act the way they do.
What stands out about this track? Learn from both researchers and clinicians. Study psychology as it relates to real life situations.
Skills that you will gain or improve in this track include being able to differentiate between science and pseudo-science, understanding published research and appreciating psychology’s relevance to our everyday lives.