Psychology, BS (Accelerated)

The Psychology program offers you a broad study of human behavior and insight into psychology as a scientific discipline and professional career. As a student of psychology, you will be prepared for graduate studies in psychology, psychotherapy, professional counseling, or social work, as graduate work is required to certify for practice in most agencies and for licensure as a private therapist. This program also supports graduate work in experimental, applied, academic, theoretical, or professional psychology.

Degree Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

As a graduate of the Psychology program, you will:

  • Identify, explain, and apply the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology and social work to behavioral problems.
  • Use research and data analysis to generate insight into behavioral and psychological phenomena.
  • Be well versed in the use of scientific reasoning and theory in problem-solving, identification and evaluation of scientific evidence.
  • Engage in discussion of psychological concepts, reflecting on your own and others’ behavior and mental processes.
  • Apply effective strategies for self-management, teamwork, self-improvement and vocational preparation.
  • Discern the relationship between faith and science and articulate your own view of the world.

Careers

Positions at Crisis Intervention Centers, Counseling Clinics, Community Service Agencies, Other Social Agencies