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BA in Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program in Psychology prepares adults for career change, advancement or graduate education, while providing personal enrichment. The program has a strong focus on psychological principles and research methods, and explores the psychological approaches to various problems in the humanities, social sciences and the life sciences. Students develop a broad general knowledge of the traditional liberal arts disciplines while developing a greater depth of knowledge in psychology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical concepts, and historical trends in psychology
  • Use the scientific method to examine psychological questions
  • Articulate the importance of values, ethical standards and diversity in psychology
  • Apply psychological principles to personal, social and organizational issues

*This list is a guide. Other psychology courses may be appropriate for the area of study.

Note 1:
The following TECEP® exam, DANTES DSST exam or Guided Study course may be used as an elective in the psychology area of study.

  • SOS-305-DE Drug and Alcohol Abuse (3 credits)
  • SOS-304-GS Drugs and Society (3 credits)

Note 2: SOS-304-GS Drugs and Society DUPLICATES SOS-305-DE Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Transfer Your Credit

Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit – all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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