Students with an interest in pursuing careers in an area related to mental health may be ideal for the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree from Avila University. The degree is intended to help future professionals understand, relate to, and work with the diverse groups of people they will meet throughout their lives. This program is a part of Avila's Advantage program, an accelerated learning format that allows students to create a plan of study that best suits their strengths and scheduling.
The psychology program focuses on helping students understand human interaction through observation and study. Those enrolled will learn about the principles, insights, and scientific methods of said observations. In turn, students will learn to become more observant and effective managers or supervisors. Graduates of this program may be able to pursue employment in both private and public organizations. Possible career options include educational administrators, social or human services workers, and counselors in a variety of settings that include career-help, rehabilitation, and marriage and family counseling facilities.
The general education core focuses on fundamental areas of liberal arts, the humanities, and social and behavioral sciences. Psychology-specific classes include life span development, research methods, cognitive psychology, abnormal psychology, conflict resolution and more.
One year full-time work experience. Minimum 2.0 GPA of above on all transfer coursework. Official transcripts.
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