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What will I learn?

Program Description

The faculty of the Department of Psychological Science are committed to working with our undergraduate students to help them develop a solid knowledge base in psychological science, scientific inquiry and critical thinking skills, communication skills, sociocultural and international awareness, ethical and social responsibility, and applied knowledge in professional settings. We prepare students for civic engagement, employment, and/or the pursuit of advanced degrees. We strive to be excellent instructors and mentors, to make scholarly contributions to science and to serve the community in a dedicated and professional manner. We work to facilitate life-long learning among our students from diverse backgrounds.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify, describe, and apply key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology.
  • Interpret, design, and conduct basic and applied research.
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills in various formats and for various purposes.
  • Examine theories, philosophies, research, and cultures from diverse standpoints including those that do not represent mainstream western perspectives.
  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice and adopt values that build community at local, national, and global levels
  • Identify and develop skills and experiences relevant to achieving selected career goals.

Which department am I in?

Carol A. Ammon College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 to 130 credits)

Tuition fees
US$24,866.00 per year
USD $12,433 per term

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

Start date

19 January 2022


Carol A. Ammon College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Willard-DiLoreto Hall, Room D 303,



06050, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Official copies of secondary and post-secondary educational records.

For international students

Applicants must have official copies of secondary and post-secondary educational records.

TOEFL Score: Internet: minimum score 61, Computer: minimum score 173, Paper: minimum score 500. A minimum band score of 5.5 IELTS is required for admissions consideration.

Application deadline is April 1st for the fall semester and November 1st for the spring semester.

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


About Central Connecticut State University

CCSU develops its undergraduates into thoughtful and responsible leaders who go on to cultivate a vibrant and progressive global community.

  • Long and illustrious educational heritage, since 1849
  • Ranked 7th in Connecticut for campus safety
  • 14:1 student-to-professor ratio
  • 85 per cent of graduates remain in Connecticut area