The Psychology & Child Development Department offers undergraduate degrees and minors in psychology and in child development, as well as a master’s degree in psychology. Students are challenged to be actively engaged in a learning process that involves intellectual rigor, a passion for human concerns, and an appreciation and understanding of diversity from the local to the global. Graduates possess the self-awareness, skills, and knowledge they need to begin careers or go on to graduate study. Alumni become competent and ethical professionals who serve the growing multicultural population of California and the nation.

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Senior Projects from 2023


Disrupting Childhood Trauma with Holistic Health Practices in Low SES Elementary Schools, Unna G. Burns, Ketzia Kogan, Sarah M. Wingerden, and Hannah Meck


Child Sexual Assault Prevention and Intervention, Kira Peterson, Amaya Ibuna, and Emily Valenzuela

Senior Projects from 2022


Gender, Sex, & Emerging Adulthood, Katarina Andrea Reyes