Psychology B.A.

Online Bachelor's Degree Completion Program

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology offers a foundation in the analysis and critical evaluation of psychological literature; the communication of psychological concepts and facts both orally and in writing; and the development of psychological research including design, data analysis, measurement and basic computer operation. Our B.A. degree provides an excellent foundation for work in the community in many fields that involve human relations and behavior. In addition, the undergraduate degree is excellent preparation for graduate school in all fields of psychology, other behavioral and social sciences, as well as for graduate programs in business, law, medicine and many other professional fields.

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About the Psychology B.A.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, students will be able to:

  • Knowledge Base in Psychology 
    Describe key concepts, principles and overarching themes in psychology. Develop a working knowledge of psychology's content domains. Describe applications of psychology.
  • Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking
    Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena. Demonstrate psychology information literacy. Engage in innovative and integrative thinking and problem-solving. Interpret, design and conduct basic psychological research. Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry.
  • Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World
    Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science practice. Build and enhance interpersonal relationships. Adopt values that build community at local, national and global levels.
  • Communication
    Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes. Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes. Interact effectively with others.
  • Professional Development
    Apply psychological content and skills to career goals. Exhibit self-efficacy and self-regulation. Refine project management skills. Enhance teamwork capacity. Develop meaningful professional direction for life after.

Cost and Length

Cost: $29,700, $495 per unit
Length: 2 Years
When to Start: Fall, Spring

This is a cohort-based program, with each cohort taking four classes per semester and two classes in summer.

Department of Psychology

The College of Professional & Global Education offers this online degree completion program in partnership with the Department of Psychology in the College of Science & Engineering.

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