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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Program Details

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program in Psychology prepares adults for career change, advancement or graduate education, while providing personal enrichment. The program has a strong focus on psychological principles and research methods, and explores the psychological approaches to various problems in the humanities, social sciences and the life sciences. Students develop a broad general knowledge of the traditional liberal arts disciplines while developing a greater depth of knowledge in psychology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical concepts, and historical trends in psychology
  • Use the scientific method to examine psychological questions
  • Articulate the importance of values, ethical standards and diversity in psychology
  • Apply psychological principles to personal, social and organizational issues


This degree requires 120 credit hours for completion.

Enrollment requirements include: Adult 21 years of age or older (unless you are participating in a special college program). High school graduate or successful completion of General Educational Development (GED).

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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