Psychology, which is an academic discipline that studies the human thinking, emotion, and behavior, originated from the deep understanding of and the profound interest in humans. Psychology splits into the basic research such as personality psychology, social psychology, physiological psychology, the psychology of learning, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, and psychometric, and applied psychology such as clinical psychology, counseling psychology, industrial psychology, and organizational psychology. As psychology is a basic discipline in social sciences and humanities, an understanding of psychology is essential to studies that treat humans such as law, business, and medical. Those who take psychology as their undergraduate major can use the knowledge of psychology in work and various interpersonal relationships.
Educational Goals of Departments
- Understanding the human nature
- Inquiry into pragmatic knowledge
- Cultivating community service and participation
- Training specialists and creating jobs in psychology
Students Envisioned by Departments
A professional who contributes to promoting the well-being for individuals and society with interest in humans and through a systematic understanding of the human thinking, emotions, and behavior.