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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Stanford University

USA

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Summary

The mission of the undergraduate program in Psychology is to introduce students to the theories and empirical studies of human behavior. This includes the study of aging, achievement, child development, cognitive processes, conflict, culture, decision making, emotion, group behavior, health, identity, infancy, language, learning and memory, morality, motivation, personality, psychopathology, race, self, social perception, visual perception, and other related topics. The major provides students with knowledge and skills relevant to professional careers in technology, business, counseling, education, public policy, law, and medicine, as well as graduate studies in Psychology.

Learning Outcomes (Undergraduate)

The department expects undergraduate majors in the program to be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes. These learning outcomes are used in evaluating students and the department's undergraduate program. Students are expected to demonstrate:

  • an understanding of core knowledge within the discipline of psychology including relevant theory and research.
  • the ability to analyze a problem correctly using discipline specific methodology.
  • the ability to draw sound inferences and conclusions from data.
  • the ability to write and communicate ideas clearly.

Major Requirements

Students declaring a major in Psychology must complete a minimum of 70 units of course work in Psychology, 60 of which must be taken in the Psychology department. The remaining 10 units can be taken outside of the Psychology department but must be pre-approved by the student services office or faculty adviser. These courses should represent a coherent thematic focus. One way to achieve this focus is through a field of study. Courses taken to satisfy the 70-unit requirement must be taken for a grade of C- or better (except for courses offered only on a satisfactory/no credit basis). Majors must take PSYCH 1 Introduction to Psychology, and PSYCH 10 Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus. Advanced placement (AP) credit may not be used toward the Psychology major requirements.

Students in the major program, including those in the senior honors program, may elect to specialize in one of four specialization tracks:

  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Health and Development
  • Mind, Culture, and Society
  • Neuroscience

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Full Time (Minimum of 180 units)

Tuition fees

$52,857.00 (39,25,452) per year

From

21 Sep

Venue

School of Humanities and Sciences

Building 1, Main Quad,

450 Serra Mall,

STANFORD,

California,

94305, United States

Entry requirement for international students

A high school diploma or the equivalent is required in order to enroll at Stanford. Generally, we receive English proficiency exam results (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English Test, etc.) from applicants whose native language is not English and/or the primary language of instruction at their secondary school is not English.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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