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Psychology

University of Bridgeport

48 months
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31920 USD/year
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About

Psychology is the science of behaviors, mental and emotional processes, development, and social interactions. We offer a bachelor of science degree in Psychology at the University of Bridgeport. 

Overview

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.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Child Psychology 
  • Abnormal Psychology 
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Social Psychology 
  • Personality Psychology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15960 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15960 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Bridgeport

1100 - 1600 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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