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Psychology & Philosophy at TWU

Welcome to the TWU’s Department of Psychology and Philosophy Web site. Our department houses several undergraduate degree tracks in psychology and several graduate degrees in counseling psychology and school psychology. Potential students, current students, and alumni are welcome to explore our programs and learn more about our faculty and staff.

Psychology is a scientific discipline, and the study of thinking, feeling, and behavior applies to a large number of professions. Systematically exploring and explaining human behavior through cognitive, developmental, physiological, and sociocultural aspects of interpersonal influence, our curriculum covers a range of methods and theoretical approaches. We offer nationally accredited graduate programs in both School and Counseling Psychology, and feature a diverse array of field experience opportunities.

At the undergraduate level, Students are able to take specialized courses in positive psychology, health psychology, and forensic psychology. Early field experience allows for placement in a psychologically oriented work environment with diverse client populations. Through these courses you will learn new and valuable information about the way you think and interact with others. I invite you to join the more than 400 undergraduate psychology majors and the more than 100 graduate level counseling and school psychology students at TWU by exploring the program and preparing yourself for critical thinking, scientifically informed practice, and life-long learning.

Dr. Shannon Scott

Department Chair

Degrees and Programs

Current Employment Opportunities

Course Rotation Schedule (pdf)

THECB 18 Doctoral Characteristics [pdf]

Gift Giving

The department is accepting tax deductible donations to the Friends of Psychology account or to our general student scholarship account. See more Gift Giving...

Graduate Program, Application Deadlines

  • Doctoral Counseling Psychology Program - December 15th
  • Doctoral School Psychology Program - January 5th
  • Master's Counseling Psychology Program - February 1st
  • Specialist in School Psychology Program (S.S.P.)                   - February 1st