Program Overview

Tarleton State University offers the Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a program designed to help students observe the study of how biology and the environment interact to influence human and animal behavior. This degree is designed to expand students' knowledge about the science of psychology through research, scholarship, and service opportunities. 

The field includes disciplines in the following:

  • developmental
  • counseling
  • human factor engineering
  • evolutionary
  • forensic
  • health
  • educational
  • industrial/organizational
  • quantitative psychology

Upon completion of this program, students will have developed a strong foundation in the knowledge of human behavior and skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. Graduates also possess strong writing skills and the ability to think critically.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor Completion

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


    Degree requires completion of 120 credit hours.

    Admission requires: 30 transferable credit hours. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Completion of TSI assessment (state of Texas assessment).


    Not authorized for residents in: Kentucky, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa.

    School Overview

    Tarleton State University is a state university, located in Stephenville, Texas, that is well-known for their horse breeding program and innovative teacher education. Founded in 1899, Tarleton State is known for having one of the largest and oldest public school improvement partnerships helping more than 50 area school districts. In 1917, Tarleton became a member of the Texas A&M University System and, in 1959, it became a four-year degree granting institution. In 1973, the school gained status as a university. Today, TSU is one of the country’s fasting growing public universities and is recorded as the second largest institution in the Texas A&M system.

    Tarleton offers associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from the following colleges:

    • College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
    • College of Business Administration
    • College of Education
    • College of Health Sciences and Human Services
    • College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • College of Science and Technology
    • College of Graduate Studies

    Several of the bachelor's and master's degrees are offered completely online.


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