College of Humanities and Social Sciences


BS in Psychology

All students have opportunities for research, global engagement, public service, and career preparation.

  • Conduct an independent research project in close collaboration with a faculty member through honors in the major. Read more >>
  • Work in a faculty lab to get hands-on research experience. Read more >>
  • Do a service learning course, putting classrooom learning into practice. Combine a class in abnormal psyc with service learning in a mental health facility, for example. Read more >>
Marisa Wakely

Marisa Wakely, 2017

Marisa is an actively-involved psychology student, a member of both the psychology Honors program and Psi Chi (the National Honor Society in Psychology). In addition, she also works as a research assistant with Dr. Fischer in the Mason Impulse Lab. She is currently applying for graduate programs and hopes to have a career that focuses on addictive behavior research and preventative treatments.

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