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Psychology Major, BA

Prepare for a Rewarding Career with a Bachelor’s in Psychology

If you ask questions like “Why do people behave the way they do?” and want to help people with psychological disorders, consider a bachelor’s in psychology.

Study how the brain influences our behavior, how our senses and minds perceive the world, and how we learn and remember.

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WHY ROOSEVELT FOR YOUR BACHELOR’S

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Choose From Four Concentrations

Choose a concentration designed for your career goals.

  • Mental health
  • Neuroscience
  • Child and family studies
  • Forensic psychology
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Learn Alongside Dedicated Faculty

Build relationships with classmates and professors. You’ll find a warm, collaborative community that supports your success instead of competing for opportunities.

At Roosevelt, you can also participate in faculty members’ research teams. You’ll address the experimental foundations of psychology.

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Serve the Community

Apply your knowledge to help others in the community. You’ll volunteer as part of service-learning classes, and you can explore more extensive field placements and internships.

At Roosevelt, you’ll become more aware of social inequalities, discover why you should care, and develop compassion and empathy.

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Explore Advanced Tracks

Motivated students can apply to the Honors Program and dive deeper into psychology.

Through the accelerated track, you can get a head start on the master’s program in clinical psychology. You can graduate with both degrees at less cost than in traditional tracks.

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Study Abroad

Study psychology abroad at the University of Sussex and the Danish Institute for Study. Roosevelt will help you transfer your course work so it counts toward your degree.

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Get Involved

Join active chapters of the Psi Chi Honor Society on both campuses.

“Roosevelt has acted as the catalyst in my journey of becoming a leader. I never realized I was one until I became one here. I’ve learned so much from some incredible faculty as well as other student leaders.”


Mikaylah Anderson, BA ’22

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