The Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations provides undergraduate and graduate courses in psychological and social foundations. These courses support the preparation and continuing development of teachers and human-service professionals such as school psychologists, counselors and school administrators. Courses taught by the department include those in the areas of human development, learning & teaching, school psychology, measurement and research, and the history, sociology and philosophy of education.
In addition to undergraduate teaching responsibilities, many faculty are actively involved in one or more of the department's graduate programs: M.A.E in Educational Psychology: Professional Development for Teachers; and Ed.S. in School Psychology.
Faculty members conduct a broad array of research related to these topic. In addition many participate in scholarly activities at the local, national and international levels. Some provide related professional services related to their field of expertise.