You’re intrigued by the way people think. You’re curious about the comlplex connection between the brain and human behavior. You’re naturally observant and analytical, and interested in studying social interactions from a scientific perspective. Psychology may be the right major for you.
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The psychology major at Utica College provides a broad foundation in a discipline that applies to a variety of professional areas. It is a versatile program that enables students to gain a deeper insight into human behavior and the scientific method. With a highly accomplished faculty and excellent facilities for the study of behavior, the major in psychology offers a strong emphasis on research and numerous opportunities to gain field experience.
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The psychology program at UC offers two degree options: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science. All of the traditional subdisciplines of psychology are taught, including developmental, social, learning/cognitive, biopsychology, clinical/counseling, and experimental methodology and analysis. This curriculum provides a broad background in psychology for those intending to pursue advanced studies, and general liberal arts education for students wishing to seek more immediate employment.
Gaining a solid understanding and experience in conducting psychological research is an essential element of UC's psychology program.
The psychology major prepares you for professional accomplishment in:
It also provides a strong foundation for advanced study in the discipline, leading to rewarding career opportunities in:
All of the traditional subdisciplines of psychology are taught, including developmental, social, learning/cognitive, biopsychology, clinical/counseling, and experimental methodology and analysis.