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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Pittsfield, MA, United States
Psychology’s roots in the inquiry into the nature of human at Bard College at Simon's Rock beings and the relationship of the mind or psyche to the body and the physical world date from earliest recorded history.
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Contemporary Psychology at Bard College at Simon's Rock has evolved into a diverse field comprising areas such as biopsychology, clinical and personality psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, and neuroscience. 

Learning outcomes

The psychology concentration at Simon’s Rock offers courses in many of these areas as an academic foundation for students who wish to do graduate work in psychology and related disciplines such as sociology. It also provides a valuable complement for students interested in the many disciplines with which psychology has a natural affinity, including biology, medicine, literature, theater, the arts, and philosophy. Work in these related areas also provides an excellent complement to the concentration.

Students with a concentration in psychology may enter into fields and positions such as social work, human resources, business, consulting, market research, medicine/medical research, education, special education, and mental health.

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:
  • Understanding Psychology
  • Methods and Tools
  • Treatments
  • Pacient Relation
  • Situation Management
  • Basic Medicine
  • The Human Mind

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Start Application
  • Complete Application
  • Submit Additional Items and Interview
  • Supporting Documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    55592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55592 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    55292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55292 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsfield

  • 912 - 1890 USD/month
    Living Costs

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