Environmental Psychology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the study of behavioral interactions between human beings and the environment in individual and group contexts, and ways to improve them. Includes instruction in contextual theory; statistics; physiological, social, and psychological responses to natural and technological hazards and disease; environmental perception and cognition; loneliness and stress; and psychological aspects of environmental design and planning.

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Environmental Psychology Major

What Courses Do Environmental Psychology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Environmental Psychology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Community Health
  • Environmental Design
  • Mathematics
  • Sociology
  • Statistics

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