Why does chocolate make you happy? Why do we succumb to peer pressure? Why do some people develop addictions more easily than others? Why do you want to understand everyone around you more deeply?
Psychology is the scientific study of "why," or specifically, the examination of behavior and mental processes and their application to human welfare. It is a tremendously broad field spanning subject matter from the biological to social sciences.
The study of psychology prepares students for work in fields like counseling, education, health care, human resources, politics, probation and corrections, public relations, social work, statistics, and more.
Psychologists are commonly found working in conjunction with other professionals to contribute to every area of society. The Psychology major offers flexibility and can easily be added to another major.
This Psychology course at South Dakota State University will be a good fit if you:
- Are curious about human nature
- Have a desire to help people
- Enjoy working with people
- Are inquisitive and analytical
- Like to solve problems
- Counselor (typically with additional education)
- Human resources professional
- Medical and health services manager
- Social worker
- Graduate/professional school
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- The Field of Psychology
- Research Methods in Psychology and Lab
- Sensation and Perception
- Learning and Conditioning
- Cognitive Psychology
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
- Grade Point Average (GPA)
New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US
Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
- Academic Records
- English Language Proficiency
- All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.
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International372 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
National372 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
In-State257 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 257 USD per credit during 48 months.
Living costs for Brookings
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.