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 any psychology faculty. The research can last one or two semesters and involve planning and proposing the research project, collecting and analyzing data, and writing up and presenting the findings. 

Available Majors

Available Minors

Department Contact Info

Location

Phillips Hall 52
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3800
F 740-368-3812
E psychology@owu.edu

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Department Contact

Chair: Dr. Andrew Brandt
Associate Professor of Psychology
Phillips Hall 52
740-368-3904
aebrandt@owu.edu

Academic Assistant: Kandi Akers
Phillips Hall 52
740-368-3802
kjakers@owu.edu