A student looks through an apparatus at a computer screen
In Assistant Professor Sara Verosky‘s research lab, a student looks through a mirror stereoscope. A different image is projected to each eye, leading to competition for visual awareness. Photo credit: Jennifer Manna
Program Overview


Program Type: Major
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Department: Psychology

Psychology at Oberlin is distinctive for its depth, variety, and research opportunities. Interdisciplinary in nature, it often serves as a gateway to other academic and professional programs. Discovery through psychological research is emphasized as students conduct experiential investigations in laboratory courses, participate actively in faculty projects, and engage in independent studies.

Why Study Psychology at Oberlin?

Associated Faculty
Variety of Courses

Sample Courses

  • PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychological Science 4 credits
  • PSYC 215 - Introduction to Clinical and Counseling Psychology 4 credits
  • PSYC 303 - Advanced Methods in Memory Research 4 credits
  • PSYC 520 - Supervised Research in Social and Environmental Psychology 2 credits

Psychology News

Museum gallery. Illustration.

‘‘Diving into the Art World’’

June 20, 2019
This episode of An Oberlin Minute spotlights the Practicum in Museum Education winter term, which explores the Allen Memorial Art Museum and familiarizes students with museum education and gallery teaching.