BS in Psychology
The University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Psychology program is designed to provide students with a general foundation in psychological approaches and behaviors. Read more about the University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Psychology program here.
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Official Program Name:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
School Offering Program:
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Bachelor of Science
Individuals interested in enrolling in the University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Psychology program should have graduated from high school or earned a GED. Applicants may be administrators or business professionals who seek a deeper understanding of psychological theories and practices.
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program is intended to provide students with an overview of psychological models and tests as well as give a historical perspective of psychology. Program participants have the chance to study human personality types as well as reasoning and learning theories. The curriculum is designed to introduce concepts in cultural, organizational, community, and abnormal psychology. This is a non-clinical program and is not intended for individuals who wish to become licensed psychologists.
University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org).
Online and On-campus
Program Length / Total Credits Required:
120 credits (124 for Kansas students). Program participants must complete a 54-credit Required Course of Study and must also satisfy General Education and Elective requirements to meet the 120 (124) semester-credit minimums necessary to earn a degree.
Financial Aid Available:
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.
Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Psychology:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
- GEN 300: Skills for Professional Development (3 credits)
- PSY 300: General Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 310: History and Systems of Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 355: Motivational Processes in Human Psychology 3 credits)
- PSY 315: Statistical Reasoning in Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 340: Biological Foundations of Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 360: Cognitive Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 375: Life Span Human Development (3 credits)
- PSY 390: Learning and Cognition (3 credits)
- PSY 400: Social Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 405: Theories of Personality (3 credits)
- PSY 410: Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 435: Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 450: Diversity and Cultural Factors in Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 460: Environmental Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 475: Psychological Tests and Measurements (3 credits)
- PSY 480: Elements of Clinical Psychology (3 credits)
- PSY 490: Capstone Course in Psychology (3 credits)
Furthering Your Education:
Graduates of the University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Psychology program may decide to pursue a graduate degree. A master's degree could allow graduates to pursue new opportunities or added workplace responsibilities.
Examples of graduate degrees that psychology majors could pursue include, but are not limited to:
- Master of Science in Psychology
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Management
- Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
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