Psychology, BACHELOR OF ARTS

Arts and Sciences

Campus:Biscayne Bay Campus, Modesto Maidique Campus, Fully Online

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology provides quality general education in the psychological sciences. The curriculum reflects current trends in the science, theory and practice of psychology. Undergraduates may pursue the B.A. in psychology as a liberal arts degree, in preparation for graduate or professional training in psychology, social work, education, law, medicine, business, and other disciplines and/or to work in para-professional jobs under the direction of licensed or certified professionals. The program consists of 120 credit hours, including completion of the university core curriculum, courses in five key sub-disciplines within psychology (experimental, social, applied, personality/abnormal, developmental), statistics, research methods/lab courses, and electives.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).

Wages & Employment Trends forCounseling Psychologists :

Florida Median income $65,800
Florida rate of growth +16%
National Median wages $67,650
National Projected growth +14%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-3031.03

Contact Information

Psychology
MMC: DM 256 | 305-348-6325
BBC: ACI 300 I 305-919-5867
psych.fiu.edu