Welcome from the Chair
Welcome to the Department of Psychology and Philosophy at Sam Houston State University!
As is evident in the title, our Department consists of training programs in both philosophy and psychology – two fields rich with academic tradition and central in furthering our understanding human development and human behavior. Psychology and Philosophy is vibrant, strong, and growing! The Philosophy program has nine full-time faculty, 24 majors, and boasts approximately 1150 undergraduates attending philosophy courses each semester. The Psychology undergraduate program boasts includes 21 full-time faculty members with 718 majors. The Psychology program also has four graduate degree programs with a current total student enrollment of 135 graduate students.
Both Philosophy and Psychology offer student organizations for support and development of collegiality as well as opportunities for research participation and mentoring. All of our degree programs are rigorous and enable students to be well-situated to meet the challenges of future endeavors.
Please explore the links on the menu provided to learn more about the variety of degree programs available from our Department. If you have any questions, or if you are interested in becoming a part of one of the SHSU Psychology and Philosophy programs, please contact us.
Christopher Wilson, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair