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Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of the brain and behavior. Psychology majors examine human behavior, experiences, and the functioning of the mind in relation to heredity, development, personality, and social functions. Students majoring in psychology complete requirements for a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) degree.

The psychology major is designed to give students the academic foundation for success in graduate study and for applied areas of psychology such as social work, counseling, education, business and human services.

2018 Psychology Graduate Pursuing ‘Sport for Peace’ Curriculum at Kentucky

Travis Scheadler ‘exploring how sport can be used as a platform for advocacy and peace-building”

Sport is pervasive throughout American society. Led by the Super Bowl, sporting events regularly constitute the most-watched television shows, and stadiums, field houses, ice rinks and ballfields are regularly filled — from the elite professional and big-time college ranks down to high schools and pee-wee leagues.

While we normally think of sport for its entertainment, marketing and recreational value, 2018 Wilmington College graduate Travis Scheadler is considering aspects of sport as a means for promoting peace…

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