The Department of Psychology has a long history of graduating majors and minors who make a positive impact on the world through their academic pursuits, professional career, and service to their communities.

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Department Features

  • Expert faculty and diverse offerings. The psychology faculty are researchers and teachers who are committed to excellence in the classroom. They offer courses and student research experiences across all major subfields, including abnormal, cognitive, social, developmental, health, learning & behavior, neuroscience, and personality.
  • Internship program. Gain real-world experience - and course credit - through our internship program. You can spend 120-150 hours in a semester working in a job relevant to your interests in psychology. Students have interned recently at Delaware Speech and Hearing Center, Delaware City Schools, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Maryhaven Delaware, and Helpline, Inc., and other organizations.
  • Research opportunities. Students can design their own research project in collaboration with a member of the psychology faculty or work on an existing faculty research study. Engaging in research is a great way for students to explore new ideas and learn how scientific methods are used to answer questions about psychological concepts.

Available Majors

Available Minors

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Phillips Hall 52
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3800
F 740-368-3812

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Department Chair: Kira Bailey
Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience
Phillips Hall 52