Broad Knowledge of Key Principles and How to Apply Them
You'll not only learn major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in psychology, you'll discover how to apply them in real-world settings through internships, research projects and other experiential learning opportunities.
You'll learn how to apply fundamental research methods in psychology, including research, design, data analysis and interpretation.
Ability to Think Critically
You'll discover how to use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and the scientific approach to address behavioral and cognitive issues.
Interpersonal Communication Skills
You'll hone your written and oral communication skills so you can better understand and connect with individuals.
You'll learn how to recognize and understand the complexity of sociocultural and international differences and how they influence individual behavior.
Solid Foundation in Professional Values and Ethics
You'll be expected to weigh evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically and reflect other important values that serve as cornerstones of the field of psychology.
Additional Career Resources
SNHU's Psychology Student Association
Popular club with lots of events scheduled throughout the year.
Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society
The national honor society in psychology.
SNHU's Career Development Center – Psychology Outlook
Document that outlines all of the career options for students earning a bachelor's degree in psychology.
Social Psychology Network
Shows job market for specific areas of psychology.
About.com – Psychology Careers
Entry-level career options for students with a psychology degree.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics - Psychologists
American Psychological Association
With 150,000 members, it's the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
Eastern Psychological Association
Founded in 1896, it's the oldest of the regional Psychological Associations in the United States.
New England Psychological Association
Regional organization dedicated to the advancement of psychology as a science, as a profession and as a means of promoting human welfare
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