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Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Clinton, SC, United States
Whether you choose to be a psychology major or just take a few classes, you will find the psychology courses at Presbyterian College offer exciting activities and experiential learning ranging from observing people’s behavior to dissecting a brain to collecting and analyzing data as part of a psychology research project.
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Overview

Understanding how the human mind works and what motivates our behavior will be a skill that you will use throughout your life and career.

The Psychology major at Presbyterian College provides students with knowledge and skills useful for many career options or graduate studies.

Through the psychology major, students gain insight into the major sub-fields of psychology and develop valuable skills including technical and scientific writing, data analysis, and speaking/presenting. In addition, students gain an understanding of human behavior and interaction.

The psychology minor is highly flexible, allowing students to complete courses that would be most beneficial to their individual career and life goals. Since human interaction is an important component in most areas of life, the psychology minor may enhance many different majors and provide the student with valuable knowledge and skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introductory Psychology
  • Experimental Study of Behavior
  • Child Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Psychology of Adulthood and Aging
  • Lifespan Development
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Tests and Measurements 
  • Theories of Personality
  • Personality Development in Young Adulthood
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Religion
  • Systems and Theories of Psychology 
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

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

  • Submit a PC application or submit the Common Application.
  • Photocopy of your passport photo page
  • Official translated transcripts from secondary/high school. We can accept copies of transcripts for your application review, but original transcripts are required for us to issue an I-20.
  • Proof of English Language proficiency document
  • Completed Financial Statement Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Clinton

  • 920 - 1610 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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