Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Arizona State University’s 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, social services and more.
Next start date: 10/11/2023
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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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 this 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:
- Mental health.
- Public administration.
- Social work.
What’s the difference between a BS and a BA in psychology?
The Bachelor of Arts in psychology provides a broader view of the field, exploring the disciplines of psychology and a wealth of elective options. If you plan to practice as a counselor or an advocate, this program is a great fit for you.
The Bachelor of Science in psychology program provides you with more of a focus on math, science and statistics. If you envision a professional path focused on research, this program is a great fit for you.
Both online psychology degree programs offer access to internship and research opportunities with world-class faculty. These advantages prepare you for the next step in your career path and/or graduate study.
Online psychology degree courses
The curriculum for this bachelor’s in psychology degree combines both 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.
PSY 230: Introduction to Statistics (CS)
PSY 290: Research Methods (L or SG)
Jobs you can get with a BA in psychology
Psychology includes careers related to mental health, counseling, neuroscience, social services, brain function, memory and decision-making. An understanding of human behavior can also offer value in fields like law and business. Career examples include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
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).
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