Psychology is the scientific study of how humans and animals adapt their behavior to the physical and social environments in which they live.
The online Bachelor of Science in Psychology exposes you to courses in behavioral neuroscience, sensation and perception, evolutionary psychology, the psychology of learning, the psychology of personality, abnormal psychology, and more. Your actual sequence of courses depends on the semester that you choose to begin the program, and is determined in consultation with your academic advisor.
As a student in the program, you develop communication, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills that are important in a wide range of settings, including mental health clinics, social welfare agencies, government, personnel departments, and business and industry. In addition, your BS in Psychology provides a solid foundation for graduate work.
Your online BS in Psychology prepares you for such careers as:
- Psychology teacher
- Mental health counselor
- School counselor
- Child custody worker
- Vocational placement analyst
- Human resource manager
- Psychological technician
- Human services program specialist
- Social work associate
- Research scientist
This program is part of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences.