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As a psychology major at SUNY Plattsburgh, you will acquire the skills, knowledge, and experiences you need to become a successful professional in the field of psychology and beyond.
As you progress through the psychology program, you will develop an appreciation of scientific thinking and methodology, achieve mastery of the core content areas of psychology, and apply this knowledge in both scholarly and practical experiences. Upon completing your psychology degree, you will be prepared for further graduate education in master’s and Ph.D. programs, as well as careers in a variety of fields, including business, social services, research, and education.
The B.A. or B.S. in Psychology requires 40 academic credits of course work in psychology, in addition to general education and elective courses. The psychology curriculum includes:
Additionally, we offer a variety of opportunities for you to gain all-important practical experience. Qualified students work closely with faculty members on current research projects and/or as teaching apprentices. You can also obtain hands-on experience in the community through our extensive fieldwork/internship program.
If you would like more information about the psychology program at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact
Psychology Office: Beaumont Hall 211
Phone: (518) 564-3076
Toll-free Phone: (800) 441-7215
Fax: (518) 564-3397