The inner workings of the human mind are complex and often mysterious. The study of psychology seeks to explain the mysteries and understand the complexities of human thought and emotion. Fundamentally, psychology asks why we think what we think, and why we do what we do. In practice, of course, psychology is generally more concerned with disruptions in normal thought and behavior, but no study of the abnormal can exist without an understanding of what constitutes normal. Thus, for a thorough study of the field, the Department of Psychology offers courses in both.