Qualities and Skills Developed by a Psychology Major

  • Caring and Empathetic
  • Communication and Quantitative Skills (PUL*)
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (PUL*)
  • Inquisitive
  • Interpersonal Skills, Including Listening Skills
  • Observational  and Investigative Skills
  • Open-Minded and Tolerant
  • Professional Values and Ethics (PUL*)
  • Understanding of Relationships and Interactions
  • Understanding of Society And Culture (PUL*)

*PUL = Principles of Undergraduate Learning define a set of abilities and skills that undergraduate students are expected to master. They reflect the expertise that graduate and professional schools and the workforce are seeking.