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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fort Wayne, IN, United States
The Bachelor of Arts with a major in psychology is for the person seeking a career in psychology or a closely related field.  The degree program provides a liberal-arts education in psychology as well as preparation for graduate school.
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Overview

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the degree, students will demonstrate:
  • knowledge of the major theoretical approaches, findings, and historical trends in psychology
  • the ability to understand the major research methods in psychology, including design, data analysis, and interpretation
  • the ability to think critically and to use the scientific approach to understand behavior
  • an understanding of the values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a science (e.g., value of empirical evidence, tolerance for ambiguity, ethics in research, teaching, and practice)
  • the ability to apply concepts, information, and skills learned in psychology courses to their lives and work
  • the ability to effectively locate and evaluate sources of information
  • the ability to express themselves effectively in the discourse of the discipline
  • the ability to understand people from a diverse range of backgrounds and varying demographic characteristics such as age, race, disability, sexual orientation, class, ethnicity, religion, and cognitive abilities
  • the ability to make decisions about future employment or graduate education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students outside of United States:

    • Fall - May 1
    • Spring - December 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Psychology
  • Critical Foundations for Psychology
  • Introduction to Statistics in Psychology
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology 
  • Introduction to Learning
  • Psychobiology: Principles of Psychobiological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Child Psycholog
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Development Across the Lifespan
  • Introduction to Personality Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • High school GPA
  • Successful completion of a Core 40 diploma (for Indiana residents) or a strong college-prep curriculum
  • SAT or ACT exam scores
  • Advanced Placement (AP) exam scores, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10143 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10143 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4224 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 USD/month
    Living Costs

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