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Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Gain a broad liberal arts education and an understanding of how psychologists study behavior and what psychologists have learned about behavior.

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Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

B.A. or B.S. in psychology; minor

Psychology is both an academic discipline and a profession. The undergraduate major in psychology provides a broad education in the psychological foundations of behavior with training in research methods, critical thinking and communication skills. This knowledge and these skills are useful in a wide variety of employment settings. The psychology major curriculum is purposely flexible to accommodate students who plan to attend graduate school or who want enter the workforce.


The K-State difference

K-State is one of the primary centers in the midwest for neuroscience research and industrial/organizational psychology. Undergraduates often have the opportunity to work directly with faculty and graduate students in the lab as well as in the classroom.

Many undergraduates attend national scientific conferences where they present research that they have been conducting.

Did you know?

The psychology department houses the Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (CNAP), an NIH funded Center of Biomedical Research Excellence.


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The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process.



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At a public research university like K-State, you'll have direct access to research opportunities from the start. K-State undergraduates have studied sustainable energy, cancer cells, musical lyrics and many other topics alongside nationally renowned faculty at K-State's 90-plus research centers.

K-State students studying abroad

Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!

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Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.

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Prelaw students on campus

Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.

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