Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

The overarching educational goal of the Psychology Department is to educate a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body in the theoretical foundations and methods of psychology and to provide them with appropriate knowledge and competencies in forensic psychology research and practice.


  1. Knowledge base of psychology
  2. Basic research knowledge and skills
  3. Critical thinking skills
  4. Application of psychology
  5. Ethics and values
  6. Information and technology literacy
  7. Communication skills
  8. Awareness and respect for diversity
  9. Personal development
  10. Career planning and development