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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Austin, TX, United States
Explore the world of the mind and behavior. The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Saint Edward’s University engages you in the fascinating study of thinking, actions, and emotions.
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Psychology at Saint Edward’s University is taught as an experimental science. You’ll delve into the rigorous analysis of the mind and behavior — from the basic functions of the brain to memory and reasoning to personality and mental health to sexuality and human development. Over the course of your studies as a Psychology major, you will …

  • Develop a keen awareness of the human experience and why people think, act, and feel the way they do
  • Design and conduct research studies
  • Apply statistical methods to analyze the results of experiments
  • Evaluate research findings and produce professional-quality independent work
  • Make use of the university’s state-of-the-art observation, biofeedback and human interaction labs
  • Apply classroom learning to professional research opportunities and field internships

Career options:

The understanding of human behavior and research techniques makes Psychology majors well suited to careers that require critical thinking, good communication skills, and effective interaction with others. This includes work in social services, case management, consumer research, and human resources.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • General Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology 
  • Child Development
  • Social Psychology
  •  Biopsychology
  • Statistic
  • Theories of Personality

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Major Requirements: The BA in Psychology requires 31–32 hours of major courses, which include a combination of introductory and advanced topics. In addition, students choose 9 hours of career-emphasis elective courses that help prepare them for future interests, such as graduate study or their career path in psychology.

Electives: Students are free to complete 26 hours of elective courses in any area of study they choose. These courses do not have to relate to the Psychology degree.

General Education Requirements: The Psychology degree requires 57 hours of general education courses that students complete over four years in addition to their major courses and electives.


Tuition Fee

  • International

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Austin

  • 1243 - 2310 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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