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Psychology, B.A. / B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
By expanding and enriching our understanding of how people think, feel and behave, the Psychology program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater increases and broadens students' understanding of themselves and others, and encourages students to apply this knowledge and understanding appropriately to improve the condition of individuals and society.
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Overview

What is psychology?

Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior, emotion, and thought.  The goals of psychology are to describe, explain, predict, and influence mental and behavioral processes.  Objective observation, experimentation, and quantitative and qualitative analysis are psychologists' tools for achieving these goals.

Studying psychology at UW-W

The Psychology program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater offers undergraduates comprehensive exposure to the prominent theories and concepts of psychology, the techniques and results of psychological research, and the applications of psychological knowledge to everyday situations.  The program offers field and research experiences that allow students to apply acquired skills and knowledge.

Our department strives to be a student-focused environment with faculty who are known for excellence in teaching and advising.  We provide our students with a variety of opportunities to excel not only inside but also outside the classroom.  Students are regularly engaged in field experiences, work alongside faculty members to conduct psychological research, attend and present research at local conferences, and participate in activities of the Psi Chi National Honor Society in psychology.

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:

  • Introductory Psychology 
  • Basic Statistical Methods
  • The Biological Basis of Emotion
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Abnormal Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • Submit an application and pay the non-refundable $50 application fee
  • A copy of your high school transcript
  • English Language Proficiency Scores
  • Submit the Certification of Finances Form
  • Submit a bank statement showing enough liquid funds to cover the total cost outlined here
  • Submit the biographical page in your passport electronically

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7694 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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