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Psychology

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Arts and Humanities

Why Psychology At USK?

In the Psychology concentration, students learn the major theories and concepts, methods, and research findings in psychology. Specific topics covered in the coursework include the biological bases of behavior, ethics involved in research, perception, cognition, learning, memory, emotion, motivation, development, personality, social psychology, psychological disorders and therapeutic approaches, and applied psychology. Students who earn a Psychology degree can plan for careers in education, social work, human resources, career counseling, market research, and child care. Students are also equipped to enter graduate programs in psychology, or earn certifications in a wide variety of fields related to psychology.

Tymika’s favorite thing about attending USK were having great teachers in psychology and literature, making close friends and taking a trip to West Virginia to rebuild homes for those in need. She believes that the small school size creates a close-knit atmosphere making it easier to focus on academics.

Having concentrated in Psychology with a minor in Communications at USK, she is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Business Psychology at the University of East London.

— Tymika Brown | Class of 2020 | graduate student

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