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Psychology & Family Studies

Welcome! The Department of Psychology and Family Studies (PFS) offers courses in three disciplines: Psychology, Family Studies, and Sociology.  Majors and minors may be earned in two of these disciplines: Psychology and Family Studies. And, three of our courses are options for fulfilling the Social Sciences area of the General Education Curriculum (i.e., General Psychology, Human Growth and Development, and Principles of Sociology).

PFS faculty are dedicated teachers who are also active in their disciplines at local and national levels. Coursework and other learning opportunities are designed to enhance students' understanding of research and its applications in the real world. Critical thinking, written and oral communication, and professional development are emphasized.

Questions related to the admissions process can be directed to the Office of Admissions at (877) 462-8439 (toll free). Questions about Psychology or Family Studies may be directed to the departmental office at (662) 329-7191 or (877) 462-8439 ext. 7191 (toll free).


Are you ready to join the College of Arts, Sciences, & Education at The W? The application process is easy and we don't have an application fee for undergraduate admissions. We'll even tell you about the scholarships you will receive within a week of being admitted.

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