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Psychology, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sparks, NV, United States
Psychology students from the St. Thomas Aquinas College are often called “scientist practitioners.” That’s because they’re trained not only in human development, but also on how to use their knowledge to conduct ethical research. 
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Overview

In that tradition, students are trained in human development, group processes, oral communications skills, written expressive skills, and the conduct of social science research. 

As a Psychology major at St. Thomas Aquinas College, you’ll master the statistical procedures used to analyze data and to design and evaluate social science research through courses in general psychology, experimental psychology, and statistical methods, as well as electives in the psychology of women, group dynamics, child psychology, alcohol and substance abuse, and counseling. 

Psychology majors are expected to develop knowledge of the statistical procedures used to analyze data and learn how to design and evaluate research in psychology.  With that in mind, students will read and critically appraise journal articles within the professional psychology literature.  

Students will be expected to write professional papers using APA style together with appropriate citations and referencing.  Students will understand the ethical issues involved in the practice of psychology and in the conduct of research in psychology. 

Careers In Psychology

  • STAC’s psychology students are prepared for employment in medical, business and human services settings. 
  • Those who perform well are prepared for admission to graduate psychology programs, including those in clinical, school, social, and experimental psychology and counseling.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling Admissions

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

Programme Structure

  • St. Thomas Aquinas College’s School of Arts & Sciences will make you a stronger, more analytical thinker ready for careers in fields as far ranging as law, medicine, criminal justice, and teaching. Courses in the school will prepare you to be an engaged, informed citizen able to make a real difference in your community, your country, and the world.
  • At STAC, you can work with world-class faculty on research, present at national conferences, build houses in third-world countries, or star in our sold-out musicals. You might even work on real-life forensic investigations, intern at NBC Nightly News, or work with children in local hospitals.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete your Common Application. It's a snap! Remember to include your college essay
  • Have your college counselor send us transcripts from your secondary (high) school
  • Send your SAT or ACT scores to STAC
  • All international students are required to take either the TOEFL , IELTS, or Pearson PTE English language proficiency exam
  • STAC requires at least one letter of recommendation
  • Any student attending secondary (high) school outside of the U.S. must have a transcript evaluation completed by any of the organizations on the NACES membership list 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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