Through the BA in Psychology program offered by the Psychology department at Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, you will acquire a solid knowledge base through courses in experimental psychology, statistics, physiological psychology, learning theory, social psychology, and the history of psychology. If you are interested in earning a master’s or doctoral degree in psychology, planning and preparation for graduate school should begin in your sophomore year.
A degree in psychology is excellent preparation for a variety of careers including counseling, education, health care, law, management, research, and sports psychology. As a student in the Psychology department, you will have opportunities to utilize and develop your analytical and problem solving skills. Whether you want to help children and adults lead happier and more productive lives, or plan to apply your knowledge of human behavior in a business setting, Pace provides you with the real-world, practical skills you need to prepare for a fulfilling and successful career.
Aside from studying human behavior, psychology students learn to define and solve problems through scientific methods of research, data gathering, and writing. These skills are sought after by a variety of employers.