Current Students

​Current Students​​​

Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you. Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Psychology and the campus have to offer. Research opportunities, unique work experiences and student clubs and organizations are just a few of the ways our students get involved. Read the abstracts from some of our student's most recent research here.

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  • My advisor, Dr. Horton, has really helped me overcome some of the challenges that have come up in my years in the program. The liberal arts education provided at GCC has truly enhanced my overall experience as a psychology student. Classes such as Civilization and Speculative Mind gave me the opportunity to analyze aspects of human behavior within history...Read More

  • I chose Grove City College because of its Christian values and small campus community, but my draw to the school went much deeper. Being exposed to the strong character and work ethic of friends and family from the college, I knew that Grove City College could be a place where I could reach my potential.

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  • ​My sister goes to Grove City College. And when my family and I went with her to freshman orientation, I couldn’t believe what I heard!

    The professors who spoke at orientation clearly demonstrated that they were aligned with my beliefs in God as well as with my expectations for excellence in academics and in my personal life. I liked that they were committed to academic achievement as well as the importance of following Christ and his plan for one’s life.

    Right there a...Read More

  • ​I’ve lived all over the world and believe that the true purpose of education is to feed and educate the whole person. At Grove City College I found the emphasis on the humanities I wanted and the Christian environment I needed.

    I was able to examine, reflect and appreciate what I learned from past generations — the values that were passed on to me and the sense of honor and respect that helped me to become the person I am today.

    I enjoyed living, working and learning ...Read More

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Minor in Psychology

Students complete 18 credit hours of course requirements to minor in psychology.

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Minor in Family Studies

Students complete 19 credit hours of course requirements to minor in family studies. Students gain a foundational understanding of the important theories, methods and research findings of psychological science as it relates to the study of the family as a social institution.

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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Psychology faculty at Grove City College include:

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After Graduation

The majority of psychology majors pursue graduate study, including advanced work in psychology and related fields, as well as in medicine, law, business and theology.

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B.A. in Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology equips students with specialized knowledge, critical thinking and communication skills to excel in both graduate study and a variety of careers.

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Internships in Psychology

Many psychology students intern during their sophomore and junior years at nonprofit organizations and counseling agencies in the Grove City area.

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