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Undergraduate

The Department of Psychology offers an array of degree programs, with interdisciplinary opportunities, giving you the chance to get the most out of your career here as possible.

BS in Psychology

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is a multidisciplinary study of the mind, brain and behavior.

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BS and Minor in Behavioral Neuroscience

The field of Behavioral Neuroscience focuses on brain mechanisms and how they give rise to behavioral functions in humans and animals.

Minor in Psychology

The Department of Psychology offers a minor in psychology that focuses on the multidisciplinary study of mind, brain and behavior.

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Combined Majors

The Department of Psychology offers many combined majors within and outside of the College of Science.

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Applied Behavior Analysis

ABA students study the interpersonal and environmental influences on behavior to profile techniques for constructive changes and improvements.

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Early Intervention Program

This interdisciplinary program leads to certification as an EI specialist, working with young children with disabilities or developmental delays.

Psychology (BS) and Education (MAT)

This program is for students interested in becoming elementary school teachers while gaining foundation in the science of psychology.

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Making the Leap from Video Games to a Psychology Lab

Ruiming Wang designed a fictional island where exercise and the outdoors convene in order to study how people perform on tasks that they encounter while inside the world.
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It’s Time To Correct Neuroscience Myths

Lisa Feldman Barrett, a psychology professor at Northeastern who has been awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship, finds misinformation and myths about the brain everywhere. So she’s setting the record straight…
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Lisa Barrett Honored with the 2019 Thibault Award

Dr. Barrett received the 2019 Thibault Award, chosen by UNC's graduate students.
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