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The principal objective of the BA in psychology is to provide students with a major appropriate to the goals of a broad liberal arts education. Students are encouraged to study behavior and experience from the viewpoints of objective research. The basic courses of the BA provide the background required for admission to most graduate programs in psychology or related fields. Students explore cognition and behavior from the viewpoint of objective research. Learn more


By combining study at the crossroads of these two disciplines of fundamental importance, the program opens more doors than a degree in philosophy or psychology alone. Unique in New York state, this demanding interdisciplinary major encompasses both disciplines and how they interrelate, synthesizing two different perspectives of human understanding. The program culminates in a senior seminar in which you’ll be encouraged to integrate your perspectives on both areas of study and present your insights. Learn more

Psychology and business administration BA + MBA

SUNY Oswego offers dynamic five-year programs, designed for students to earn two degrees over a five-year time frame, so you can save money and time compared to pursuing these degrees separately. Upon successful completion of the degree requirements, students receive a BA in psychology, a minor in business administration, and a master of business administration. This interdisciplinary program will give you an understanding of the human cognition and business practices that will prepare you for a multitude of leadership and management positions. Learn more

Psychology and human-computer interaction BA + MA

This combined degree offered jointly by the Department of Psychology and the HCI program allows students to complete a BA in psychology and a MA in human-computer interaction in a shortened time frame. This program combines courses in HCI and psychology to prepare you for a career in human-computer interaction, interaction design, usability engineering and user experience engineering. As a graduate of this program, you will have the understanding of the human mind, human relationships with advanced technology to give you a well-rounded, sophisticated skill set. Learn more