Psychology

Psychology is one of the most exciting and rapidly growing fields on college campuses across the country. At Wofford, majors in psychology participate in research opportunities both on and off campus and also are offered the chance to complete an interdisciplinary program in neuroscience. The Wofford Department of Psychology is a close-knit group, sponsoring the Psychology Kingdom, faculty-student tailgates, an annual chili cook-off and other events.

Professor Kara Bopp

Meet Dr. Kara Bopp

Bopp, associate professor of psychology, received her Ph.D. in experimental psychology at Syracuse University. She loves teaching undergraduates and giving them graduate-level research experience in the areas of memory and aging. She and her colleagues also lead students in community service opportunities such as the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Bopp advises first-year students and teaches both introductory psychology classes and advanced classes for majors.

Graduate Sara Futch

Meet Sara Futch

Futch served as an intern with the Language Research Center and Zoo Atlanta. As a result of the experience, Futch has written and published research in the Journal of Comparative Psychology and Cognition. The research has caught the attention of CNN, Science Daily, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and other national news outlets.

RECENT GRADUATES IN PSYCHOLOGY ARE WORKING IN THE FOLLOWING FIELDS:

Business management

Drug and alcohol rehabilitation

Education

Law

Medicine

Mental health/counseling

Military

Ministry

Occupational therapy

Social work

Speech pathology

STUDENTS HAVE COMPLETED POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AT:

Arizona State University

Baylor University

Columbia University

Duke University

Florida State University

Medical University of South Carolina

Pepperdine University

Tufts University

University of Kentucky

University of South Carolina

Wake Forest University