Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
A general psychology program for students interested in learning about the human mind.
A major in psychology at UMass Amherst will give you a solid foundation in behavioral science. A psychology major has endless applications: education, health, business, public policy, and much more.
As a psychology major, you will take courses in all the most important areas of psychology to gain critical thinking skills and to learn to think scientifically about the mind and human behavior, all while learning the most up-to-date information we have about the human mind. You will also gain a solid background in statistics and research methods and develop transferable skills that will serve you in whatever career you choose. Psychology majors also have opportunities to perform research and collaborate with peers and professors.
Most importantly, a psychology major will feed your curiosity and expand your perspectives.