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Psychological Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1133 (BCR) Muncie, IN, United States
There are many reasons to major in psychological science. Perhaps you’re considering becoming a high school psychology teacher, or landing another psychology-related career right after college. Or maybe the academic world is your destination, in which case your bachelor’s degree will be a solid stepping stone toward further studies. Whatever your plan, we have you covered.
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Overview

The major offers a basic understanding of psychological science in both laboratory and experiential settings. Your credit hours in psychological science coursework will include a solid core of introductory studies, statistics, research methods, and other foundational learning. Upon that, you’ll build a flexible learning experience tailored to your needs and interests, with broad choices that include coursework in learning and cognition, motivation and emotion, personality, abnormal psychology, diversity, and social psychology, to name just a few. The department’s advising center will help you determine the mix that meets your needs, and can offer recommendations on appropriate minors based on your goals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Psychological Science
  • Statistics
  • Research Methods in Psychological Science
  • Career Planning in Psychology
  • Ethics in Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Personality
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Cognitive Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Review Ball State's admission requirements.
  • Complete and submit the university application for undergraduate admission and housing.
  • Have your official high school transcript sent directly from your high school to the Office of Admissions
  • Have your SAT or ACT scores sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • Complete and submit an applicant statement, if needed.
  • Submit a nonrefundable $55 application fee. Online applicants may pay by major credit card or an electronic check (ACH) payment. If applying by mail, make checks payable to Ball State University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24462 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7890 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Muncie

  • 876 - 1420 USD/month
    Living Costs

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