The bachelor’s degree in Psychology online from Columbia College can be tailored to fit the student’s individual needs, including optional specializations in applied, academic studies, or sports psychology. The applied program prepares students who plan to go directly into the workforce after graduation. The academic studies program equips students with the background needed to apply to graduate programs in either practical or experimental specializations after graduating. Students pursuing sports-related careers can focus on sports psychology with a specialized track of elective classes.
An online bachelor’s in Psychology is ideal for those who plan to seek employment in community agencies in either the private or public sector. Psychology majors explore scientific methods, conduct research, write scholarly research reports in APA style, and present their research findings to peers.
Some elective topics available to students include:
- Social psychology
- Sensation and perception
- Learning theories
- Abnormal psychology
- Lifespan developmental psychology
- High school diploma or GED or a minimum of 6 credit hours of satisfactory college coursework
- Official transcripts
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