Majors and Programs - Psychology

Bachelor of Arts

Completion of requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology ensures that students have been given an extensive background in research methods and have been introduced to the basic areas of specialization within psychology. To this end, the curriculum is designed around a set of required courses called The Core which includes Introduction to Psychology, a sequence of three Research... Read more

Bachelor of Science

The Psychology Department provides students with a background in the major areas of expertise within the modern discipline of psychology. A major in psychology leads to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. Completion of requirements for a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology ensures that students have been given an extensive background in research methods and have been introduced to the basic areas of... Read more

Master of Science

SUNY Old Westbury’s Master of Science degree program in Mental Health Counseling is designed to prepare professional counselors to practice in a variety of settings, including independent practice, community agencies, managed behavioral health care organizations, integrated delivery systems, hospitals, employee assistance programs and substance abuse treatment centers.Old Westbury’s “licensure... Read more

Minor

Neuroscience is the study of the structure and function of the nervous system. Neuropsychology, which is a sub-field of neuroscience, is the study of the brain and its relationship to affect, behavior, and cognition. Neuropsychology is one of the most rapidly growing fields of study, and with a background in neuropsychology, students have access to a wide variety of careers such as:Rehabilitative... Read more
Sponsoring departments: American Studies; English; PsychologyDirector: Carol Quirke, American Studies, quirkec@oldwestbury.edu 516-628-5024Requirements: The Women and Gender Studies minor requires at least five courses (20 credits), distributed as follows:Women and Gender Studies is a multidisciplinary field that examines the creation, reconstruction, and perpetuation of asymmetrical sex and... Read more