The Psychology major from Louisiana State University in Shreveport prepares students for entry-level employment and for graduate study in psychology and related fields. Two graduate programs offered at LSUS serve to further prepare students for careers in psychology - The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology and the Specialist in School Psychology.
The table that follows shows a typical 4 year curriculum of 120 total credit hours which completes a major in Psychology. Entering students should try to follow this sequence of courses. Transfer students should try to incorporate the logic of this course sequence into their curriculum sequence as much as possible. Generally, this sequence puts most of the Gen Ed requirements in the first two years, places the psychology courses in the sequence that we would like you to follow, completes almost all your psychology courses before you would apply for admission to graduate school, and leaves electives for near the end after graduate school application is completed.
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You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:
Minimum required score:
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Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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