Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The Bachelor of Arts in psychology allows you to develop a comprehensive understanding of an individual's thoughts and actions. In this bachelor’s in psychology program, you’ll cover topics such as learning and motivation, statistics and brain function. This online psychology degree equips you with skills needed for careers in psychological treatment, business, law and more.
Next start date: 08/18/2022
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What is a psychology degree?
A bachelor’s in psychology teaches you about human behavior, incorporating theory and practice for a well-rounded educational experience. Diverse courses allow you to explore several career possibilities within the world of psychology or leverage knowledge in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Electives allow you to focus on the areas of psychology most relevant to your personal and professional interests.
What can I do with a psychology degree?
With a bachelor’s in psychology, you may pursue postgraduate studies or move into the professional world. A major benefit of the online psychology degree is its versatility, which supports a variety of academic and professional goals. Common paths in psychology include research and clinical careers. Some careers may require additional study. Examples of fields graduates work in include:
- Public administration.
- Social work.
Additionally, this bachelor’s degree in psychology can be completed as part of a 4+1 accelerated program. Qualified applicants can earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in as few as five years. Applicable master’s degrees include:
Will my psychology degree say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
Featured online psychology degree courses
The curriculum for this bachelor’s in psychology degree combines theory and practice, resulting in a wide-ranging and immersive educational experience. You can expect to learn about core concepts in psychology that support additional courses and contribute to your specific career path. While pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology, you’ll explore different specializations in psychology and apply your knowledge to practical issues in the field. Featured courses in this online psychology degree include:
PSY 230: Introduction to Statistics (CS)
PSY 290: Research Methods (L or SG)
Is a psychology degree worth it?
Psychology includes careers related to mental health, counseling, neuroscience, brain function, memory and decision-making. An understanding of human behavior can also offer value in fields like law and business. Career examples include:
Online psychology degree admission requirements
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
An immersive learning environment for bachelor's degree in psychology students
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