Learning Goals & Mission


The mission of the Psychology Department of Saint Peter’s College is to provide a superior undergraduate education in psychological science that emphasizes psychology as an approach to solving problems and discovering new knowledge in a diverse world.

Learning Goals

  • Encourage our students to actively pursue academic excellence.
  • Provide students with training in the scientific method of inquiry.
  • Develop skills and knowledge that will make students competitive in seeking employment or establishing careers.
  • Guide students through a series of experiences designed to develop analytic, oral and written communication skills.
  • Develop skills and knowledge to enable students to construct solutions to the problems and ethical issues confronting our modern world.
  • Provide students with a foundation for graduate study and professional studies.
  • Introduce students to the various fields of psychology.