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Psychology, B.A.

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Watervliet, NY, United States
One of Siena’s most popular majors, the psychology program prepares you to enter graduate programs and/or careers in specialties like clinical health psychology, school psychology, child psychology, forensic psychology and more.
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Overview

As a psychology major, you'll get the skill development necessary for successful careers in the helping and health professions: strong critical thinking, scientific reasoning, communicating with confidence and microcounseling, as well as experience in research and data analysis. You’ll take a wide range of courses in child, adolescent, and adult psychology, as well as courses in personality, abnormal and physiological psychology, perception, testing and research methods. You’ll also get plenty of hands-on experience in laboratories and internships, as well as through independent research and opportunities to collaborate on faculty research. An 18-credit minor is also offered.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    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:

    5.5

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

 To apply to Siena as an incoming freshman, follow the steps below:

  • Choose either Siena’s Fast Forward Application or the Common Application
  • Submit one essay or graded paper
  • Official high-school transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36675 USD/year
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  • National

    36675 USD/year
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