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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Monroe, NY, United States
Completion of requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from SUNY Old Westbury ensures that students have been given an extensive background in research methods and have been introduced to the basic areas of specialization within psychology.
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Overview

To this end, the curriculum of the Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from SUNY Old Westbury is designed around a set of required courses called The Core which includes Introduction to Psychology, a sequence of three Research Methods courses; Field Research, and a Senior Seminar in a specialized area of interest.

In addition to these core courses, students choose five electives:

  • One Group A Platform course in the areas of physiological or cognitive psychology
  • One Group B Platform course in the areas of clinical, developmental, or social psychology
  • One Group C Platform course in the areas of diversity and social justice
  • Two additional electives, at least one of which is at the 4000 level.

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: 

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Learning & Motivation
  • Psychology of Decision-Making and Judgment
  • Educational Psychology
  • Brain & Behavior
  • Mood, Mentation,& Medication
  • The Psychobiology of Aging
  • Clinical Neuropsychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

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General Requirements

  • SUNY College at Old Westbury accepts The SUNY Online application and The Common Application.
  • Freshman must submit a high school transcript and official results from the ACT or SAT I examinations. It is recommended that you have scores sent directly from the testing agency.
  • Complete and submit Old Westbury’s required Supplementary Essay.
  • Often, the admission process includes a review of letters of recommendation and the submission of mid-year or mid-semester grades. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3535 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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