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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Kansas City, MO, United States
The Psychology major at Rockhurst University fosters both scientific and critical thinking. The program promotes the application of research methods to understand how and why organisms do what they do. The major is designed to familiarize students with several different areas of psychology.
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Overview

All students in Psychology at the Rockhurst University are required to complete a course from each of the following areas: applied, biological/experimental, cultural/social, as well as developmental psychology. Psychology is a widely applicable discipline, therefore students can have second majors in many different areas such as English, business, criminal justice and biology.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Describe key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology 
  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena 
  • Interpret, design, and conduct basic psychological research 
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry 
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy

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: 
  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Honors Introduction to Psychology 
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 
  • Experimental Methods in Psychology 
  • Research Methods in Psychology 
  • Abnormal Behavior 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Complete an online application for admission
  • Counselor's written recommendation
  • ACT or SAT test score
  • English proficiency: TOEFL - Internet based minimum score of 80
  • Provide an Official Statement of Finances directly from a bank or financial institution
  • Official high school academic credentials, translated into English if necessary
  • International students/scholars will be able to waive the mandatory student health insurance as long as their policy meets the criteria below, or they may enroll in Rockhurst's policy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kansas City

  • 980 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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