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Psychology, BA

Wright State University offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology. Students pursuing a B.A. in Psychology will learn about diverse topics in psychology and develop valuable skills including: applying psychological theory, communicating effectively, collecting and analyzing data, and interpreting statistical information.

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) curriculum offers students an array of courses in psychological theory supported by coursework in research methodology, statistics, and writing.  Students will also choose from a variety of elective courses including those related to counseling and psychotherapy, forensic psychology, neuroscience, as well as applied areas in human performance and effectiveness.

The BA degree offers flexibility encouraging students to supplement their education in psychology with additional courses outside of psychology.  This enables students to customize their degree to meet individual goals.  BA graduates prepared with knowledge of human behavior who are adaptable and willing to learn, socially skilled, and focused on problem solving will have the greatest flexibility in pursuing the jobs and careers of their choice given the demands of employers in the 21st century.

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Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: Fall / Spring
Estimated Total Tuition: $31,414
Location: FairbornOHUnited States

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  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Cognition and Learning
  • Conditioning and Learning 
  • Perception 
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Personality Psychology

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