University of Bridgeport Psychology B.S.

Psychology is the science of behaviors, mental and emotional processes, development, and social interactions. As a psychology major, you will learn about the theories, researchers, and research findings related to how humans think and behave, and how we as a field try to describe, explain, predict, and influence human behavior and mental processes.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology prepares students for work that requires liberal arts training as well as psychological knowledge and skills, while also preparing the student for success in future graduate studies. The major provides students with a detailed awareness of the field of psychology, including its historical background, paradigms, methods, research findings, and applications. The major addresses the general areas of developmental, personality, social, cognitive, and abnormal psychology. It fosters the development of verbal, quantitative, analytical, and technological skills that are useful for work in psychology and related fields.

The B.S. Psychology degree program at UB will help prepare you for a wide range of Graduate School options (both at the M.A./M.S. and Ph.D./Psy.D. level) in areas such as:

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Experimental (Social, Cognitive and Developmental) Psychology
  • Educational/School Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Law School
  • Social Work

It can also help students secure jobs in areas such as:

  • State departments of mental health or youth services
  • The criminal justice system
  • Human resources departments within companies
  • Local agencies on aging
  • Crisis centers
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Women’s health and rehabilitation programs

In other words, an undergraduate degree in Psychology can be a great springboard to many exciting jobs and careers!

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Jan
28
Sat
Undergraduate Open House: Design, Music, and Fashion Merchandising @ Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Visit us and learn how the University of Bridgeport cultivates excellence in music, design and fashion merchandising. Tour our iconic arts center and meet the students and faculty whose creative energies drive our programs forward!

Activities will include:

  • Admissions & financial aid presentation
  • Faculty meet-and-greet
  • Chat with current UB students
  • Program overviews
Feb
6
Mon
M.S. in Biology Graduate Information Session @ Discovery Pavilion - 1st floor of the Wahlstrom Library
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Discover our new and growing community of learners dedicated to becoming experts in the field of biology!

  • Meet with an admissions representative to learn about our curriculum, teaching assistantships, and application requirements
  • Bring unofficial transcripts for evaluation and review
  • Discuss internships, resume writing, and interview tips with the Center for Career Development

Sessions begins at 4:30 p.m. Please arrive promptly!

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Feb
7
Tue
UB Faculty Music Recital @ Littlefield Recital Hall
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come in from the cold and enjoy the warm sounds of Lisa Arkis on flute and Andrew Gordon on piano.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2016–2017 Performance Season!

Feb
9
Thu
M.S. Counseling Information Session @ Bates Hall
Feb 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Discover our community of learners dedicated to becoming experts in their chosen fields of clinical mental health or college student personnel!

Meet with a current student and admissions representative to learn about our curriculum, graduate assistantships, and application requirements.

We encourage students to bring resumes or unofficial transcripts for evaluation and review.  The Center for Career Development will also be in attendance to discuss internships, resume writing, and interview tips.

Session begins at 4:30 p.m. Please arrive promptly!

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Mar
16
Thu
Graduate Information Session – Waterbury @ Waterbury Center
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us at our Waterbury location for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

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