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Psychology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Oregon, OH, United States
The department’s goals are to give students both a strong, scientifically rigorous base in the major subdisciplines of psychology and an exposure to applications of psychology. This Psychology program is offered by Lewis and Clark College.
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Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes approached from physiological, cognitive, behavioral, social, and applied perspectives. Psychology applies a range of scientific methodologies to the study of such topics as: brain function, learning, motivation, sensation, perception, cognition, memory, development, social influence, attitudes, and mental disorders and treatments.

The department strives to develop students’ competencies in conducting and evaluating psychological research, and many students have had the opportunity to publish papers and give professional presentations with faculty. In addition, students can gain experience in applied psychology through our internship program.

Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, majors of the Psychology program is offered by Lewis and Clark College will be able to:

  • Understand the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  • Critically evaluate research methodologies, scientific theories, empirical research findings, and applications of psychological principles.
  • Apply and interpret basic research methods and statistical analyses.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of formats and in a manner that reflects strong critical thinking skills.
  • Produce empirical research reports and literature reviews that conform to American Psychological Association (APA) style and good experimental design principles.

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 include:

  • Independent Study 
  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Statistics 
  • Adolescent and Adult Development
  • Personality Theory
  • Overseas Internship
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Drugs and Behavior

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • Online Common Application or Paper Application with essay attached.
  • Official transcripts of all secondary school and college grades. 
  • Financial Documents
  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • School Report.
  • Teacher Evaluation, completed by a teacher who has taught you in an academic course (English, mathematics, science, foreign language, history, or social studies). 
  • SAT and/or ACT scores are optional for international student applicants, but are highly recommended for applicants who attend international/American schools. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52346 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52346 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oregon

  • 1031 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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