Colorado State University, Psychology Department

The Department of Psychology resides in CSU’s College of Natural Sciences, along with seven other departments: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics. The Psychology Department serves approximately 1400 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate students, with roughly 30 full-time tenure-line faculty members distributed across five doctoral programs: (1) Applied Social and Health Psychology, (2) Cognitive Neuroscience, (3) Cognitive Psychology, (4) Counseling Psychology, and (5) Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 5 full-time teaching faculty, and an outstanding team of academic support coordinators who provide advising for undergraduate psychology students and administrative staff. The Department houses several service centers including the Psychological Services Center, supporting graduate training objectives in counseling psychology while serving the CSU population’s mental health needs; the Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research that concentrates on social problems that affect rural areas; the Center for Meaning and Purpose, which focuses on acquiring, creating, and disseminating knowledge about enabling meaning, well-being, and positive health; and the Aging Clinic of the Rockies, which focuses on research, clinical services, and outreach for older adults in the community.

 The Department is primarily located in the Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB), a LEED Gold Certified building completed in 2010 and expanded in 2014. The BSB includes modern office space for all full-time faculty and graduate students, meeting and seminar rooms, state-of-the-art classrooms, and numerous lounge and study areas. In total, the Department controls over 100,000 square feet of research, teaching, and office space. More information on the Department can be obtained at:

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