What will I learn?

Your Future in Psychology

A Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of North Texas can prepare you for an entry-level position in:

  • Community mental health facilities
  • Consumer advertising
  • Market research analysis
  • Personnel management
  • Public relations for large corporations

The degree can also prepare you to enter the medical profession, law or a seminary. To become a practicing psychologist, you'll need to earn a master's or doctoral degree. Some of our alumni with advanced degrees work:

  • As researchers studying psychological conditions associated with health and illness
  • As school psychologists, industrial or organizational psychologists for large corporations, or experimental psychologists
  • In behavioral medicine, helping people improve their health
  • In clinics, hospitals, community mental health agencies, universities or private practices

What we offer

You'll learn the many ways knowledge is applied to everyday life through the scientific study of emotions, thinking and behavior. The rigorous curriculum examines:

  • The history of psychology, the behavior of certain groups while learning the basic experimental procedures and techniques for interacting with patients or clients
  • Human relationships
  • Learning and memory
  • Mental illness
  • People's adjustment to different environments
  • Personality development

What to expect

Your necessary course work will vary depending on the bachelor's degree you pursue. Each degree requires 35 semester hours of psychology courses consisting of core courses and electives. The breakdown is:

B.S. degree – 23 credit hours of core courses and 12 credit hours of electives

Each degree program also requires 4 credit hours of statistics. The B.S. degree is recommended if you plan to enter a graduate psychology program leading to a doctoral degree.

The Career Center, Learning Center and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting hands-on experience in your major. The Learning Center offers workshops on speed reading, study skills and time management. Academic advisors will help you plan your class schedule each semester.

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,074.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

General Academic Building 210,

DENTON,

Texas,

76203, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have Graduation from a high school recognized by the home country ministry of education. English Language Proficiency: IELTS - Overall band 6.0 or higher; TOEFL - Internet-Based (IBT): 79; Paper-Based: 550; PTE - Score of 53 or higher.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of North Texas

One of the largest public Tier 1 (top 3%) U.S. research universities, the University of North Texas is the choice of over 3000 international students.

  • One of the nation’s largest public research universities
  • Ranked by Carnegie Foundation as Tier 1 research university
  • 239 degree programs across 14 colleges
  • One of the nation’s most diverse universities