Welcome to the Department of Psychology Undergraduate Program. The Department faculty are dedicated to promoting personal and professional development in the area of Psychology and to preparing our students to enter the psychology profession and to pursue advanced studies at the graduate level. To learn more about the undergraduare program, please search the links on the right.
Department of Psychology in the News!
The Department of Psychology has recently created a Bachelor's of Science degree for those students wishing to pursue a graduate degree in some field of psychology. Speak to a psychology advisor today about the difference in the BS and BA degrees! Also visit the curriculum worksheet page detailing the course requirements and opportunities to declare a special area of focus.
Please take time out to attend the Psychology Undergraduate Award Ceremony on April 30th at 5pm in the Galanti Lounge! Undergraduate students will be recognized for their excellent work in the psychology program and research on independent study projects.
Congratulations to our newest members of the URI chapter of Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology! The Psi Chi induction ceremony is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 16th at 5pm in the Galanti Lounge of the URI library, Kingston campus. Please bring your family and friends to share your achievements!
Department of Psychology Career Workshops featured in recent news release: Read more here! Special thanks to Professor Su Boatright and Clinical Psychology graduate student Uchenna Eneh for helping to coordinate these fantastic workshops!
Psychology Recruitment Welcome Day Fall 2012!
Mike Ricci, Psi Chi and Psychology
Club President, speaking with prospective students about the major.
Interested in alcohol research? You may be eligible to participate in a research study looking at drinking effects on performance. For more information click HERE, or please contact Rouba Youssef at 401-267-8731.
New Department Spotlights!
Elizabeth-Ann Viscione, Psychology Undergraduate
Elizabeth-Ann is a sophomore Psychology major and Italian minor. She has been involved in the field of mental health since the age of 14 by working as an administrative and research assistant at The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Loss in Warwick, RI. She also recently completed a clinical internship at South County Child and Family Consultants in Wakefield, RI.Click here to read more about Elizabeth-Ann!