Undergraduate Program in Psychology

Research Skills Analytical Skills
Framing a research question Defining problem areas
Developing theories and ideas Creating a system to analyze data
Gathering information Organizing and analyzing data
Observing people, data, and things Offering new perspectives
Clarifying goals and problems Developing new solutions for recurring problems
Summarizing results Evaluating theory and evidence
Synthesizing conclusions Comparing/contrasting ideas and information
Interpersonal Skills Communication Skills
Analyzing and modifying behavior Influencing and persuading groups and people
Counseling Informing and explaining ideas
Motivating Mediating and negotiating conflicts
Perceiving and understanding individual differences Writing clearly
Fostering group dynamics Presenting complex ideas and information effectively
Exhibiting empathy towards others  



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