Psychological and Social Sciences

The Psychological and Social Sciences major is a multidisciplinary degree program for students interested in understanding human behavior, group dynamics, and the influence of culture and the media on individuals’ actions.

 

Students take courses in a number of disciplines including Psychology (including Educational Psychology), Sociology, Anthropology, and Human Development and Family Studies.

 

An internship required for all students emphasizes the application of classroom knowledge to real-world settings.

 

The Bachelor of Arts degree provides students with a broad foundation in social and psychological theory.

 

The Bachelor of Science degree offers an additional emphasis on research and requires students to complete a senior thesis.

 

The Social Sciences Lab offers students the opportunity to partner with faculty doing cutting edge research in their fields. 

Contact
Dr. Manohar  Singh
Dr. Manohar Singh
215-881-7406
Division Head, Social Sciences

The PSS program sponsors a local Chapter of PSI CHI, National Honor Society in Psychology.

interested in PSS internship?

Contact Nelson Wax
nrw11@psu.edu
215-881-7393