BSc in Psychology

Excelsior College
United States
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

International applicants from non-English-speaking countries must show evidence of English language proficiency through one of the following options:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • Required minimum score of 525 on the paper based test or 69 on the Web-based test.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.
  • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery)
    • Required minimum score of 75.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    • Required minimum overall band score of 5.5.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.

Curriculum

Core Requirements

  • General Psychology/Introductory Psychology, such as:
    • Introduction to Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Research Methods/Experimental Psychology
    • Investigative Methods for Psychology
  • History and Systems/History of Psychology/Psychological Foundations
  • Research and Writing

Intermediate and upper-level courses
In central knowledge areas or sub discipline of psychology, including a minimum of 1 course in each of the 5 areas in the following:

  • Biological and Physiological Foundations
    • BioPsychology
    • Developmental Perspectives
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Social Influences
    • Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Cognitive Bases
    • Psychology of Learning
  • Electives

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