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Carson-Newman University

48 months
29920 USD/year
29920 USD/year
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The General Psychology major at Carson-Newman University is designed for students interested in a broad-based, liberal arts education with a comprehensive introduction to the field of psychology.


It is highly recommended that students preparing for graduate study in Psychology, theology, law, medicine, or other profession take an additional emphasis, minor, or major in one or more areas of the liberal arts: biology, math, computer science, English, philosophy, foreign language, political science, history, sociology, cross cultural sociology, art, music, environment & community studies, creative writing, film study, women's studies, international education & missions, Latin American studies, Appalachian studies, photography, management, or economics. Students with intentions of going to medical school should register early with the Health Professions Program.

Learning outcomes

The Psychology Department at Carson-Newman University seeks to provide an excellent undergraduate learning experience within a supportive Christian environment. The department is located in the Chambliss Building. In addition to traditional academic courses, the Psychology Department offers several practical opportunities through community field work, internships, independent research projects and teaching assistantships. One distinguishing feature of the Psychology Department is our emphasis on community participation and service. Following graduation, alumni have entered a variety of vocational fields,including mental health, the ministry, education, law, research, business and industry.


  • Mental health professions
  • Business
  • Education
  • Ministry
  • Law
  • Occupational or physical therapy
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Art therapy
  • Nonprofit leadership

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Behavior Science 
  • Understanding Human Behavior 
  • Human Development through the Lifespan
  • Childhood and Adolescence
  • Statistics and Research Design
  • Social Psychology
  • Ecological Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • History and Systems of Psychology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Official Transcripts from high school or secondary school and diploma or National Examination Result slip (One in original native language, one translated into English)- A professional course-by-course evaluation may be required for the admissions process.
  • Confirmation of Financial Support form (this form can be accessed through your application status portal)
  • Official, currently dated bank letter in support of funding listed on Confirmation of Financial Support form
  • I-20 Application (

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14960 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14960 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Jefferson City

1005 - 1867 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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