The Bachelor of Science in Psychology online degree completion program provides students with knowledge about human behavior that is invaluable in any career. Students learn about aspects of themselves and others such as personality, perception, emotion, motivation, thought processes, child development, and psychological disorders. A bachelor’s degree in psychology is good preparation for careers in fields such as business, law, and social work. The psychology major also provides students with an excellent background for applying to graduate school in psychology and ultimately becoming a practicing psychologist.

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I. General Education
General Humanities (3 hours in history, 3 hours in religion) 9 credit hours
Aesthetics (3 hours must be in literature) 6 credit hours
Social Sciences (in 2 different subjects) 6 credit hours
Physical Education and Health 3 credit hours
Natural Sciences 6 credit hours
Mathematics (College Algebra, or higher) 3 credit hours
Communication Skills (2 English composition courses) 6 credit hours
* A Multi-Cultural Studies requirement needs to be met.
Total General Education Credit Hours 39 credit hours
II. Psychology Major Core Courses
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY 202 Statistics in Behavioral Sciences 3 credit hours
PSY 203 Research Methods in Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY 301 Personality Theories 3 credit hours
PSY 306 Abnormal Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY 307 Learning Theories 3 credit hours
PSY 313 Cognitive Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY 403 Senior Seminar in Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY Psychology Electives
(Actual courses depend
upon transfer courses
and courses scheduled.)
15 credit hours
Total Psychology Major Credit Hours 39 credit hours
III. General Electives
Total General Electives Hours 42 credit hours
Minimum of 42 upper-level credits needed to graduate.
Total Hours Needed for Graduation (Minimum) 120 Credit Hours
Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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