The Department of Psychology embraces the philosophy that student-faculty interaction plays an essential role in the learning process and extends research, social and educational opportunities to students within the department. The department offers a B.S. in Psychology, an M.S. in Experimental Psychology, Ph.D. programs in Applied Experimental Psychology, Human Factors Psychology, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (through the Virginia Consortium). The department also contributes to the M.S.and Ph.D. in Modeling and Simulation. Faculty members represent a broad spectrum of areas in psychology and encourage students to combine a breadth of coursework with research and practicum experiences as the basis of their degree program.