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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Omaha, NE, United States
The Psychology course requirements are identical in these two degree programs, emphasizing training and hands-on experience in the research process centered on a four-course sequence capped by a laboratory in one of six areas of Psychology: learning, cognition, development, sensation and perception, behavioral neuroscience, or animal behavior.
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Overview

The B.A. and B.S. degree programs differ in additional course requirements, as described below. Both programs prepare the student for graduate study in Psychology.
Psychology majors may declare a concentration in any one of the following seven areas: Cognitive Science, Developmental Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Mental Health, Neuroscience and Behavior, and School Psychology. Each concentration is a minimum of 12 credit hours. A concentration is optional, and only one concentration may be declared.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    35 alternative credits

    The psychology major requires 35 psychology credits, 27 credits of which must be upper-division.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Core Courses:
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Careers in Psychology
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Methods of Psychological Inquiry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    44

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Complete an Application
  • A $45 application fee is required for all new First-Year, Transfer, and Non-Degree/Visiting student applicants and must be paid when the application is submitted
  • Submit Official Transcripts and Test Scores
  • English Language Requirement
  • Financial Responsibility and Support
  • Obtaining your I-20
  • International Student Orientation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21244 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21244 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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