Briercrest College

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

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School:Briercrest College
Faculty:Briercrest College - Christian Ministry
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Description:Discover people. Learn about childhood development. Find out how your brain works. Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of mental problems. Think about what it means to be human. Learn about relationships. Discover new ways of seeing the world and your place in it. Psychology is the study of thought, feeling, and behaviour. The BA Psychology is for those who are interested in understanding why people do the things that they do, and who want to gain insight into their own personalities and emotions. It is designed to introduce students to the major concepts and discoveries of psychology, and to equip them with basic skills in research design and interpretation, and in the application of psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.

Specific skills you will acquire as a psychology major at Briercrest include critical and creative thinking, the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret social science data, the ability to communicate well, and an increased level of interpersonal awareness. These skills are highly sought after by employers in a wide range of fields. The BA Psychology offers a solid foundation for graduate study, as well as providing entry into a wide variety of social and human service occupations.
URL:Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Briercrest College
Length:120 Hour(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,976

1 class = 3 credit hours.
$996 per 3 credit hour course ($332/credit)
$5976 is the cost of 18 credit hours

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 

Applicants wishing to be accepted into Briercrest College as a full-time or part-time student must: - Have earned a high school diploma with a minimum average of 60 per cent in four academic grade 12 courses, including at least one academic English course. - Be a professing and practicing Christian. - Commit to live by the standards set out the Briercrest College and Seminary

Additional Admission Requirements:
    I. Required Psychology Courses (24 credit hours): PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology I, PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology II, PSY 280 Human Development: A Lifespan Perspective, PSY 301 Research Methods in the Social Sciences, PSY 302 Statistics for the Social Sciences, PSY 320 Social Psychology or PSY 330 Theories of Personality, PSY 350 Cognitive Psychology, and PSY 401 History of Psychology II. Psychology Electives (18 credit hours) Students must take 18 credit hours of Psychology electives, including at least 12 credit hours at the 300-400 levels and 3 credit hours at the 400 level). III. Cognate Requirements (3 credit hours): BIOL 115 Human Structure and Function IV. Free Electives (to bring credit hour total to 120 credit hours) PRT 400 Senior Portfolio (non-credit) and SL 1-6 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit) In addition, all Bachelor of Arts degrees require the completion of Briercrest's core curriculum.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 02, 2017

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