Psychology Department

Welcome to the Psychology Department

We welcome you to the website of the Psychology Department at California State University, San Marcos.  Psychology is the empirical investigation of behavior from a biological, cognitive, and/or psychosocial perspective.  We invite you to browse these pages to learn more about our programs and the support we offer to students.

For questions regarding the Psychology Department, please contact the Chair of Psychology, Dr. Miriam Schustack.

For questions about this website, please contact Soheyla Mohseni, Academic Coordinator, or Marie Thomas, Professor.


  • California State University San Marcos expects to hire a tenure-track assistant professor for Fall 2016, in the field of CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY. For complete description of position and application procedures, please visit: CSUSM Faculty Opportunities.

    DEADLINE to assure full consideration is October 1, 2015.

  • The new major in Child and Adolescent Development (CHAD) has been launched and interested students may now declare the major.  Please visit the CHAD website for more information.  Please consult this list for courses that will meet requirements in the CHAD major and will be offered in Spring 2015.