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Psychology


Dr. Jacqueline A. Conley
Department Chair &
Professor of Psychology
Office: (904) 470-8671

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Department Faculty Highlights:

  • Received external funding grants
  • Published in peer review journals
  • Presented at national and international conferences

Department Student Highlights:

  • Participated in paid summer research programs
  • Presented at student research conferences
  • Accepted to graduate schools

Welcome to the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Edward Waters College.  As a multidisciplinary department, faculty in History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology contribute to the College’s General Education Curriculum as well as the Psychology major. Our faculty are committed to providing a well-rounded and meaningful education in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

The Psychology program offers a unique undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) degree in Psychology in two areas of concentration:

  • General Psychology
  • Psychology and Addictions – approved by the Florida Certification Board:

 The Psychology program models the American Psychological Association’s (APA) guidelines for undergraduate training and prepares its psychology students with broad training and experiential learning opportunities that supports the development of analytical and critical thinkers, researchers, and equips students with the knowledge and skills for graduate work, entry-level jobs, and to be citizens of the 21st century. Upon completion of the psychology program, students will:

  • Have a strong knowledge base in psychology and the human condition.
  • Be critical and analytical thinkers.
  • Be ethically and socially responsible.
  • Be effective communicators in written, oral presentations, and users of visual aids in scholarly and professional settings.
  • Engage in personal and professional development activities.

Also, our alumni are integral to our success; therefore, we are reconnecting with you. If you are an alumnus from the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences please click on the alumni link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CW5GPLJ to let us know where you are and what you are doing. The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences is looking for students who want to be a part of our mission. Once again, I extend my greetings to you and have a successful 2019-2020 academic year.

Mission of the Department

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Edward Waters College (EWC) consists of History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. Within the department, Psychology offers both a major and minor in the program.  Additionally as part of the program, we offer a General Track and an Addictions Track. History, Political Science, and Sociology provide supportive and general education courses to Psychology and the EWC community.

The Psychology program is consistent with the American Psychological Association’s (APA) guidelines for undergraduate training and prepares the psychology students with broad training and experiential learning opportunities, which support the development of analytical and critical-thinkers, researchers, with the knowledge and skills for graduate work to be marketable for 21st century careers.

Student Outcomes

Upon completion of the Psychology program our students will:

  • Have a strong knowledge base in psychology and the human condition.
  • Be critical and analytical thinkers.
  • Be ethically and socially responsible.
  • Be effective communicators in written, oral presentations, and users of visual aids in scholarly and professional settings.
  • Continue to engage in personal and professional development activities
  • Be advocates for diversity, social justice and globalization.

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