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Social Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Parkville, MO, United States| Online
Study human behavior and its influences to positively affect people’s lives during the Social Psychology programme offered by Park University.
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Overview

The Social Psychology programme offered by Park University. is a hybrid of psychology and sociology. This discipline studies the “person in the situation” – how our behavior is influenced by our social environment. This adaptable major will prepare you for meaningful work in business and industry, government, social science, data analysis, public policy, service professions or graduate study.

Our Social Psychology program combines a solid core in the field with a number of flexible, specialized concentrations, so you can tailor the degree to your needs and interests. You’ll gain a set of technical and conceptual tools that allow you to collect, analyze, and interpret social research data. You can apply this knowledge to a number of careers.

As a Social Psychology major, you’ll study the discipline within the context of a broad liberal arts education. You’ll take courses in psychology and sociology, professional writing, research methods and statistics.

Careers

  • Social Psychology Researcher
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Political Strategist
  • Technology Designer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    42 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Theories of Personality
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Issues in Contemporary Society
  • Social Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

General Requirements

  • Completed online Park University application form. Please indicate your country of citizenship and country of residence, even if they are the same as the country of birth.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $75.00 paid as part of application form.
  • Application fee includes express I-20 mailing fee if admitted
  • Official or unofficial transcripts from your high school/college. Certified English translations of the transcripts should be provided for transcripts that are in a language other than English. A 2.5 cumulative (overall) GPA is required for full admission.
  • Students must meet one of the following to meet the English requirement of Park University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    427 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 427 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    427 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 427 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Parkville

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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