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Psychology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Claremont, CA, United States
In the classroom and in the lab, become a critical consumer and producer of knowledge of human behavior with this Psychology program at Pomona College.
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Overview

The Psychology major and minor at Pomona College develop a broad background in psychological science, the theoretical frameworks used to study human behavior, empirical research and lab experience, and the sociocultural contexts of human behavior.

As a major, you’ll:

  • receive a broad introduction to the methods and perspectives of psychology
  • learn about research design and statistical methods
  • take laboratory courses
  • complete a cultural, ethnicity and psychology requirement
  • take three electives
  • complete a senior seminar and thesis
Research is the key to this major. All seniors complete an empirical research investigation, and all of our faculty members have active research labs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Computation and Cognition with Lab
  • Introduction to Psychological Science
  • Psychology of the Chicano/a
  • Child Development
  • Language Development
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Fieldwork in Clinical Psychology (CP)
  • The Social Brain
  • Human Neuroscience
  • Neuropsychology with Lab
  • Psychology of the Black Experience
  • Asian American Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Research Design and Methodology in Psychology with Lab
  • Introductory Statistics for Psychology with Lab
  • Cognitive Psychology with Lab

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • School Report and Counselor Recommendation
  • Mid-Year Report
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One-time, non-refundable application fee of $70 or fee waiver
  • Test scores for international applicants
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Claremont

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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