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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cortland, NY, United States
Curious as to how people perceive the world? Always wonder what motivates them and how the brain works? As a Psychology major from Suny Cortland you will immerse yourself in the study of human behavior while understanding psychology as a science, the methodology of the discipline, and principles and concepts in major areas. 
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Overview

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Upon successful completion of this Psychology program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Identify, define, and compare and contrast basic psychological concepts, principles, and theoretical perspectives.
  • Identity, describe, and compare and contrast basic research methods and statistical analyses used in psychological science.
  • Identity and explain basic ethical principles relevant to psychological research.
  • Use and evaluate extant psychological literature to develop a credible scientific argument for a testable hypothesis.
  • Use and apply methodological and statistical concepts and principles to effectively evaluate a testable hypothesis.
  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret empirical data.
  • Use grammar appropriate to the standards and conventions of APA writing style.
  • Compose a paper in APA style that describes an empirical investigation

Career Potential

  • Academics
  • Research
  • Counselor/therapist
  • School psychologist
  • Human services
  • Organizational psychologist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Research Methods for Psychology
  • Applying Research Methods in Psychology 
  • Child Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 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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