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Psychology, B.A.

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Rockford, IL, United States
Students in the Psychology major develop an understanding of human thought and behavior through active learning. Our interdisciplinary approach, grounded in science, and research reflection, encourages self-exploration and engagement with the community.

Overview

This challenging course of study empowers students to develop to their fullest potential intellectually, socially, and emotionally.The Rockford University Psychology major prepares students equally well for both graduate training and for the world of work. Students enter career positions in areas such as mental health, educational services, social services, and personnel work. Others obtain positions in conventional business or social service settings not directly related to psychology, but in which psychological knowledge and skills may be applied. Students also pursue graduate degrees in counseling, health psychology, clinical psychology, industrial psychology, school psychology, developmental psychology, academic and research psychology, and more. Students also can choose coursework to prepare for graduate programs outside of psychology leading to professional specializations in business, social work, law, medicine, and education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    41-45 Credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Scholarly Methods in Psychology
  • Introduction to SPSS
  • Psychological Tests and Measurement
  • Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.65

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.65 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

  • Apply online. 
  • Request that your high school send us your: official high school transcripts 
  • 19 ACT (no sub-scores below a 17) or 990 SAT (2016 version and beyond)
  • Submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Form. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30800 USD/year
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  • National

    30800 USD/year
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Living costs for Rockford

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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