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B.A. in Psychology

About the Program

Monmouth’s B.A. in Psychology program allows students to explore the broad spectrum of opportunities within the field through skill development and hands-on experiences. While conducting research and using scientific reasoning, you will also learn ethical responsibility, project and time management, critical thinking, communication and interpersonal skills, data analysis, presentation skills, creativity, and teamwork.

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Research I: Research and Basic Data Analysis Laboratory
  • Research II: Behavioral Statistics and Laboratory

Student Outcomes

Monmouth psychology students will graduate with transferable skills that make them well-prepared to enter a variety of fields. Students will also undergo career preparation exercises throughout their college experience that allow them to explore the diverse opportunities available after graduation. Some students may choose to pursue graduate-level studies that can lead to careers in counseling, clinical work, social service, research, and more. Others may find work as a human resource administrator, public relations specialist, research assistant, or advertising agent, among other exciting careers.

Undergraduate Research & Internships

Apply skills and knowledge to a variety of internships ranging from working in local schools and health care facilities to conducting market research for broadcasters such as MTV and Nickelodeon.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in student-faculty research labs. While working alongside with your professors, you will gain first-hand experience in psychology research while co-authoring presentations at regional and national conferences.

Photo of Natalie J. Ciarocco, Ph.D.

Natalie Ciarocco, Ph.D.

Professor;
Department Advising Coordinator (DAC)

Psychology

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