Introduction

Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior. This discipline embraces all aspects of the human experience – from the functions of the brain to the actions of nations, from child development to care for the aged. In every conceivable setting, from scientific research centers to mental health care services, “the understanding of behavior” is the enterprise of psychologists. At Wenzhou-Kean University we offer B.A. in Psychology. The major in Psychology is intended to acquaint students with the scientific field of knowledge of human and animal behavior and the research methods by which such knowledge is acquired.

 

Career Prospects

The person who majors in Psychology is generally prepared for a wide variety of roles, including mental health technician, research assistant, parent, teacher, human services provider, personnel administrator, statistical assistant, and graduate student in psychology or other professional areas. The skills and knowledge acquired from the Psychology Program are highly versatile. A degree in Psychology can help students stand out when applying for a competitive position, as well as help students get promoted into a management position.

 

Knowledge and Skills Students will Grasp during the Study

 

B.A. in Psychology major involves the study of the mind and behavior. Students will develop research and measurement skills, knowledge of ethics, interpersonal skills and communication skills, in addition to an understanding of the developmental, and other processes that explain human behavior. Studying psychology will build on the skills developed for the preparation of organizational behavior, professionalism, consciousness, perception, understanding self and others, marriage and family. It will also afford students the opportunity to learn about their personality, what motivates them, and how people develop over the lifespan.

 

Major (Core) Required Courses

 

Professional Psychology

Psychological Statistics

Tests and Measurements

Experimental Psychology

Seminar: Issues in Contemporary Psychology