Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The demand for professionals working in psychology B.S. jobs is growing

What makes humans tick? Why do we do what we do? Psychology is a fascinating field; it’s the study of human behavior and mental processes. Majoring in psychology (B.S.) means delving into human development, personality and physiological psychology.

The Department of Labor reports a current growth trend in the demand for psychologists. While seeking a bachelor of science in psychology from ACU, you will learn history, theory, concepts and skills in the application of psychology to industrial, clinical and other settings. Your studies in psychology B.S. will emphasize the synthesis of knowledge, creativity and Christian commitment to find solutions to problems.

Whether you’re looking to immediate career options, or for a foundation for graduate school, a psychology B.S. degree from ACU can lead you into a rewarding future.

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What can you do after graduation?

  • Counselor
  • Case Manager
  • Child Care Worker
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Market Researcher
  • Social Services Specialist
  • Advertising Agent

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Psychology majors at ACU learn outside the classroom by involvement in co-curriculars and student activities such as:

  • Community-based learning
  • Research experiences
  • Service-learning internships
  • Psychology club
  • Study abroad
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Degree Details

Psychology, BS (PSYC)


Tracks

Advanced Professional Psychology


Required Hours

*Based on track selection

University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 53 credit hours + Electives: 19 credit hours = Total Required: 128 credit hours*


Example Coursework

Developmental Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

Psychological Tests and Measurement

Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Children


Minor Available:

Yes


Department

Psychology


Application Deadlines

Regular: February 1st

National Candidates: May 1st

Early Bird: November 1st


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