The mission of the Psychology Department at Hastings College is to promote intellectual and personal growth, and to promote living effectively in the global community.
Specifically, the departments’ academic curriculum and co-curricular activities will help students:
- Acquire a broad base of knowledge regarding human behavior and mental processes,
- Acquire the intellectual tools, problem-solving abilities, and communication skills necessary to contribute to psychological science and the well-being of society in general, and
- Develop characteristics that encourage creativity, curiosity, change, and responsible citizenship.