Frequently Asked Questions
1. Does St. Lawrence University offer graduate degrees in psychology or neuroscience?
Answer: No, we offer a B.S. in Psychology or a B.S. in Neuroscience. For the past 50 years, the psychology program has been part of the natural sciences division at St. Lawrence University, and our teaching philosophy places a strong emphasis on the scientific basis of psychology.
2. How many psychology majors/minors are there at St. Lawrence University?
Answer: At any given time there are approximately 150-200 majors and minors. Students declare a major in psychology in the spring semester of their second year.
3. What study abroad programs offer psychology courses?
Answer: There are several study abroad programs that offer a full psychology curriculum: Denmark and Australia are among the most popular ones. Furthermore, students interested in psychological/behavioral studies have taken psychology courses and participated in internships in Kenya, London, and New Zealand.
4. What are some degrees that St. Lawrence psychology majors have gone on to pursue in graduate school?
Medical School (MD) with a double major in Biology;
Masters in Education, Social Work, Counseling, Animal Behavior, Nutritional Sciences;
Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience;