Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about studying psychology at Wofford?


Dr. Cecile Nowatka
Professor of Psychology and Department Chair
(864) 597-4648

Psychology majors spend a lot of time studying human and animal behavior and mental processes. At Wofford, this includes everything from training rats to play basketball to conducting involved psychological tests on volunteers.

You’ll be preparing yourself for your future, whether that’s seeking an advanced degree or entering the workforce after Wofford.

You’ll be a part of the close knit “Psychology Kingdom” and have a built-in support system of students and faculty. You’ll be part of a small department where you’ll get a lot of individual attention from professors, each committed to teaching and doing research with undergraduates.

You’ll get a chance to participate in and conduct research studies and then present your findings while gaining valuable critical and analytical reading, writing and thinking skills. Each member of Wofford’s Department of Psychology is heavily involved in research in the field — from healthy eating decisions to memory to psychology and the law.