About the Psychology Department

Mission Statement

The Western Washington University Department of Psychology provides an exemplary educational program based on the scientific study of psychological processes. The department represents the comprehensive scope of psychology including its historical, developmental, biological, cognitive, social, and cultural foundations. Through pedagogy, scholarship, and service the faculty emphasizes scientific methodology to enhance critical thinking, writing, research skills, and promote the application of psychological knowledge to the world’s needs and problems.

Outcomes Assessment Plan

The Outcomes Assessment Plan presents department student learning objectives, assessment of student learning objectives, and potential assessment procedures.