College of Science & Mathematics
Bachelor’s Degree

"Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin." - Ivan Pavlov

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology involves the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Because of this focus, psychology is relevant to many other areas of study both inside and outside of the social and behavioral sciences. The Psychology  program at USF Sarasota-Manatee offers the student a well-rounded liberal arts education in addition to providing excellent training for qualified students who wish to pursue graduate work in such disciplines as Clinical, Cognitive, Industrial Psychology, Neuroscience, Education, Gerontology, Counseling, Management, Medicine, Law and other human service programs. Led by expert faculty in the field of Psychology, the program emphasizes the breadth of psychology while allowing the student some electives to pursue in-depth a particular aspect of the field.

Is It Right For You?

Are you interested in the human mind and how people make decisions? Would you consider yourself inquisitive and analytical?  A degree in Psychology from USF Sarasota-Manatee allows you to learn about the human thought processes while gaining the knowledge and training necessary to become a professional in numerous human services or research domains or to continue on to graduate level training.

Future Careers

A degree in Psychology from USF Sarasota-Manatee gives you the real world training needed to pursue a career as a licensed psychologist, I/O psychologist, forensic psychologist, sport psychologist, social worker, counselor, researcher, human resources officer, physician, or lawyer, among many other career paths.

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