Program Overview

Chadron State College is offering a Bachelor of Arts with a subject major in Psychological Sciences for students who are interested in pursuing a career or a higher degree in areas related to the subject. Students will develop skills, knowledge, and appreciation for courses in psychology that will help them to function personally and professionally. Students will learn about major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical finding, and trends in psychology as well apply basic research methods. Other skills include the ability to respect and use critical and creative thinking and use scientific approach to solving problems related to behavior and mental processes. Finally, students will be able to understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational situations.

Topics in this degree include general, social, and cognitive psychology, culture, research design, and behavioral statistics. Students must also complete an internship in psychology. Courses will teach students about concepts, methods, and theories in psychology as well as an understanding of the subject in different contexts and cultures. Students will also learn about computers and other technology in relation to the topic.

The general studies portion of the degree promotes a breadth of knowledge in many different academic areas in order to expand intellectual development. The program teaches students to think constructively and critically on global and social issues. General studies areas include, but are not limited to, communication, fine arts, history, physical education, and science.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits. Must submit all official transcripts.

    School Overview

    Founded in 1911, Chadron State College is a four-year, public institution of higher education, located in the rural town of Chadron, Nebraska. The vision statement of the school states: “Chadron State College aspires to be a premiere institution of higher education in the western High Plains states, innovatively pursuing excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.”

    Chadron State College offers undergraduate programs and graduate programs, awarding bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Fields of study are housed within the schools of:

    • School of Business, Entrepreneurship, Applied and Mathematical Sciences and Sciences
    • School of Education, Human Performance, Counseling, Psychology and Social Work
    • School of Liberal Arts
    • Graduate Studies

    Chadron State College supports distance education, including: bachelor’s degree completion programs, master’s degree programs, elective and general studies courses, and alternative teacher certificate courses. CSC Online offers courses during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Students pay a flat rate of tuition for distance education programming, with no out-of-state tuition. 

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