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The '''Department of Psychology''' at the [[College of William and Mary]] offered its first courses in 1888, after the reorganization of the College. The courses were taught under the Department of Moral Science, Political Economy, and Civil Government.At this time, President Tyler taught the course, in which he alternated his lectures between psychology and civil government.(Henneman)
 
The '''Department of Psychology''' at the [[College of William and Mary]] offered its first courses in 1888, after the reorganization of the College. The courses were taught under the Department of Moral Science, Political Economy, and Civil Government.At this time, President Tyler taught the course, in which he alternated his lectures between psychology and civil government.(Henneman)
  
According to the 1942-1943 College Catalog philosophy and psychology were one department under Professor James Wilkinson Miller. The next catalog in the University Archives is for 1944-1945 when psychology and philosophy are separate departments. Professor Miller is still the head of philosophy, while Professor Edgar Maria Foltin was the head of psychology.  
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As early as 1905, Philosophy and Psychology were taught taught together. However, they were not listed as an official department until the 1938 Undergraduate Catalog.  
  
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
*Catalogs
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*1938-39 Undergraduate Catalog.
  
 
*Psychology department website, [http://www.wm.edu/as/psychology/?svr=web http://www.wm.edu/as/psychology/?svr=web], accessed 2 April 2009.
 
*Psychology department website, [http://www.wm.edu/as/psychology/?svr=web http://www.wm.edu/as/psychology/?svr=web], accessed 2 April 2009.

Revision as of 12:00, 2 April 2009

The Department of Psychology at the College of William and Mary offered its first courses in 1888, after the reorganization of the College. The courses were taught under the Department of Moral Science, Political Economy, and Civil Government.At this time, President Tyler taught the course, in which he alternated his lectures between psychology and civil government.(Henneman)

As early as 1905, Philosophy and Psychology were taught taught together. However, they were not listed as an official department until the 1938 Undergraduate Catalog.


References

  • 1938-39 Undergraduate Catalog.
  • Richard Hubard Henneman, "Psychology at William and Mary," Alumni Gazette 8.4 (1941): 8-9, 25-28. University Archives Subject File, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.