Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Program Details

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is designed to provide students with insights into the complex range and nuances of human behaviors, emotions and mental processes. Students pursuing their degree in psychology will gain knowledge about theoretical perspectives and empirical findings across a wide range of topics, learn how to apply research methods, develop critical and creative thinking skills, and explore the ethical principles that are the foundation of psychological approaches.

A degree in psychology prepares you for a wide variety of career opportunities, such as:

  • counseling
  • management
  • law enforcement
  • marketing
  • sales
  • human resources
  • real estate


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits. 

  • Admissions to the program requires that transfer students seeking, unconditional admission, have accumulated 24 semester credit hours or more from regionally accredited colleges or universities
  • Official transcripts
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Must not be on academic or disciplinary suspension from any previously attended college or university
  • A small number of students who do not successfully meet these requirements or who enter with academic deficiencies may be admitted with added conditions.

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges