The Derner undergraduate program provides a firm foundation in the core principles, applied practices and research methodology of psychology. As a student, you will have access to a wide range of resources and research opportunities, and you’ll be taught by professors who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table.
Students who pursue a Bachelor of Arts in psychology must adhere to a curriculum of required introductory coursework in the primary disciplines of psychology. After that, there are plenty of opportunities to participate in laboratory work, clinical fieldwork and internships.
Start by completing an application to Adelphi. Next, be sure you’ve met all the criteria for admission, including:
Students who have obtained a general equivalency diploma (GED) or who have been out of high school for more than one year are not required to take the SAT or ACT, unless specifically requested.
The undergraduate psychology program expects a student who wishes to pursue psychology major to achieve and demonstrate adequate levels of competencies in the following areas before continuing the course of study beyond an introductory level:
Students will be enrolled in the Competency Assessment Portfolio (CAP) course (0 Credits, P/F grade) when the psychology major is declared. A student’s CAP will be reviewed each semester by their advisers, and those students who are not achieving an adequate level of competency will be offered remediation. The CAP is a requirement for students who wish to continue in the major and the estimated time of completion is 60 credits.