For students drawn towards a cause or driven by a desire to achieve societal change, an online Psychology bachelor's degree opens the door to many career opportunities.
Correctional treatment specialist
Human service assistant
Behavioral management aide
Bachelor of Science Psychology
Explore the Interplay between Science and Faith
Cultivate a broad understanding of one of the most fascinating social sciences. In this program, you'll begin to see how faith and science can work together to form a person's sense of existence. And you'll get the chance to develop expertise that you can apply toward a wide range of career opportunities.
In addition to learning about major psychological theories, you'll study subjects like human sexuality, life coaching, and Christian approaches to counseling. You'll also learn about the standards of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the many psychological conditions listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
Human Growth & Development (3 credits)
A study of the physical, mental, social, and personality growth and development for the full lifespan of the human being.
Online Bachelor's in Psychology Curriculum
This is a sample list of courses you will be required to complete for the online Psychology program. To view a full list, please click below to get your program guide.
An introduction to the theoretical approaches designed to explain the development of personality. Contemporary theories and application of Personality Psychology, as well as historical theories will be explored.
Counseling (3 credits)
A combination of theory and practice. Basic listening and counseling skills are stressed and combined with some of the major counseling theories.
Social Psychology (3 credits)
The study of how the individual is influenced in his or her behavior, attitudes, perceptions, emotions, and thoughts by other people.
Why Earn Your Online Christian Psychology Bachelors Degree?
Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
Students will be exposed to the DSM-IV (diagnostic manual) and all psychological disorders from multiple perspectives. They will study many disorders, all disorders presently listed in the DSM-V, as well as case studies of disorders.
Human Sexuality (3 credits)
This course is designed as an exploration into the biological, psychological, theological, social, moral, and cultural issues related to human sexuality. The intent of this course is to examine sexuality within the context of modern science, contemporary society, and Judeo-Christian perspectives. Emphasis will be placed on helping students develop a holistic appreciation of sexuality and the construction of a sexual ethic that advocates moral responsibility for personal and public sexual health.