As a psychology major, you will learn about the theories, researchers, and research findings related to how humans think and behave, and how we as a field try to describe, explain, predict, and influence human behavior and mental processes.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at the University of Bridgeport prepares students for work that requires liberal arts training as well as psychological knowledge and skills, while also preparing the student for success in future graduate studies. The major provides students with a detailed awareness of the field of psychology, including its historical background, paradigms, methods, research findings, and applications. The major addresses the general areas of developmental, personality, social, cognitive, and abnormal psychology. It fosters the development of verbal, quantitative, analytical, and technological skills that are useful for work in psychology and related fields.
- Have learned the pre-history and the history of Psychology including the evolution of its main issues, topic areas, methods, and applications
- Know the major perspectives in Psychology, including Psychoanalytic Theory, Behaviorism, Humanistic Psychology, Social Learning, and Cognitive Behavioral Neuroscience
- Understand the lifespan approach to human biological, cognitive, and psychosocial development
- Be able to understand and provide examples of the major forms of psychological research, including methodologies such as naturalistic observation, surveys, case studies and archival research, and the main features and techniques of psychological experimentation
- Understand basic data organization, presentation, and statistical analysis, including both inferential and descriptive statistics
- Understand characteristics of psychological research, including the limitations of correlation research, experimental biases, placebo effects, and ethical issues regarding human subjects
- Be able to critically evaluate the psychological research presented in the popular press and peer-reviewed journals
- Be able to relate key psychological concepts and theories to their own personal lives
- Understand how key psychological concepts and theories are applied in clinical, medical, educational, human services, and corporate settings
- Understand connections between Psychology and such other disciplines as Biology, Philosophy, Business, Sociology, Religion, and Human Services
- Child Psychology
- Abnormal Psychology
- Cognitive Psychology
- Social Psychology
- Personality Psychology
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- An application for admission. The University accepts both paper and electronic applications, as well as the Common Application.
- An official high school transcript
- SAT or ACT Scores
- Two letters of recommendation (recommended)
- Personal statement (recommended)
- $25.00 non-refundable application fee
International32860 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16430 USD per semester during 48 months.
National32860 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16430 USD per semester during 48 months.
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