B.A. in Psychology Curriculum at Marylhurst
In Marylhurst’s psychology curriculum, you will study of human thought, behavior and experience. As a psych major, you will develop an understanding of fundamental learning, mental health, developmental, sociocultural and biopsychological concepts and theories. Social and biological influences on human behavior will be studied while you learn to think critically about research methodology and scholarly inquiry. Marylhurst’s psychology curriculum will develop your ability to recognize the ways in which theory, scientific investigation, politics and public opinion influence the identification, classification and treatment of psychological disorders.
Develop critical thinking, problem-solving, writing and multicultural competency.
Marylhurst’s Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) programs don’t require the typical two years of foreign language. Instead, students focus on major courses within the psychology curriculum and complete a general Marylhurst core that features content aimed at increasing knowledge and skills in the liberal arts – such as critical thinking, problem-solving, writing and multicultural competency.
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The B.A. in Psychology program is now accepting inquiries and applications for 2018. Classes begin September 24. Connect with an admissions counselor and apply early for priority consideration.
The majority of Marylhurst’s incoming students transfer in college credit from either community colleges or another four-year institution. The average credits transferred is about 45-to-50 credits and most students enter the university with the majority of their MU Core requirements completed.
The average time to complete the B.A. in Psychology program is three years. Marylhurst is a degree completion institution meaning most of our students enter our university with some previous college credit; saving time and financial resources necessary to earn a degree.
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