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Psychology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bethany, WV, United States
Students completing a major in Psychology can earn either a Bachelor of Arts degree (Psychology with a Human Services Emphasis) or a Bachelor of Science Degree (Psychology with a Scientific Emphasis, Psychology with a Pre-Physical Therapy Emphasis, Psychology with a Pre-Occupational Therapy Emphasis).
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Overview

The programme

The Psychology Department objectives are to assist students in the development of the following skills and abilities:

  • Familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and the historical trends in psychology.
  • Understanding and application of basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Respect for and use of critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
  • Understanding and application of psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
  • Ability to weigh evidence, act ethically, and conduct oneself in a manner reflective of the professionalism of psychology.
  • Recognition, understanding, and respect for the complexity of socio-cultural and international diversity.
  • Insight into one's own and others' behavior and mental processes and application of effective strategies for self-management and self-improvement.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    Bethany College utilizes a rolling admissions process for new students, so you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Psychology of Death and Dying
  • Statistics in Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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:

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.4

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.4 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 signed copy of the application agreement statement.
  • Official copies of academic records from all secondary schools, colleges, or universities previously attended. 
  • English language proficiency must be demonstrated for any student whose native language is not English. 
  • For residents of countries with regulated income taxes, please provide documentation of yearly taxable income.
  • Obtain and submit a current certified bank statement, on bank letterhead, showing your family's ability to pay full tuition for one year.
  • One letter of recommendation, preferably from a counselor or teacher.
  • Download and complete the Medical History form.
  • Provide a list of your immunization history.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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