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About the Program
With ACU’s online Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree, you will gain an in-depth understanding of human behavior, as well as learn history, theory, concepts and skills in the application of psychology to industrial, clinical and other settings.
All the Details on Your Degree
Whether you’re looking for immediate career options, or for a foundation for graduate school, a B.S. in Psychology degree from ACU can lead you into a rewarding future.
Total: 128 hours
University Requirements: 56 hours
Major: 53 hours (up to 19 hours in electives)
Cognition and Learning
Teams and Team Leadership
History of Theories in Psychology
Upcoming Start Dates
October 19, 2021
January 11, 2022
Common Job Titles
Social and Human Service Assistant
Social and Community Service Manager
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
Market Research Analyst
Training and Development Manager
Meet the Dean
Dr. Nannette Glenn earned her Ph.D. in general special education and her Master of Education in multicultural special education from the University of Texas at Austin and also earned a Master of Science in education entrepreneurship from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education/Wharton School. Her career began as a classroom teacher in the Austin Independent School District, and Glenn worked as an educational specialist with the Austin-Travis County MHMR Center and later as program compliance monitor for the Texas Education Agency. Her higher education experience includes positions at the University of Texas at Austin, Huston-Tillotson University and Paul Quinn College. Recently, she served in various administrative roles at Argosy University Dallas, including eight years as vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer and for a short time as interim campus president.
8 Career Paths With a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Curious to know what career paths exist for those with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology? Look no further! This versatile degree can be beneficial in a variety of disciplines and professions.
How a Psychology Degree helps in Business: Hidden Benefits and Potential Careers
With a background in psychology, students can position themselves to thrive in business. Here are just a few ways that their skills will transfer.
Student Spotlight: Dawn Parker
Say “hello” to Dawn Parker, ACU Online’s office manager and student in the online B.S. in Psychology program. Dawn returns to ACU 40 years after first enrolling.
Frequently Asked Questions About Earning a Degree in Psychology
If you were born with a burning desire to figure out what makes people tick, it’s natural you’d gravitate to a psychology degree. Exploring the inner workings of the complex human mind and the often-puzzling heart can certainly be an engaging career.
Read some of the frequently asked questions that come from students considering a Bachelor of Science in Psychology program.
Top Reasons Why You Should Major in Psychology
Are you trying to decide on your undergraduate major? Maybe you’re one of the lucky students with an arsenal of strengths and interests you can draw on as you carve out your academic path.
If a Bachelor of Science in Psychology is one of your top contenders, read on for some of the many reasons why this very popular undergraduate degree may be a perfect fit for you.