Bachelor of Arts in Psychology / Social Services
University of Providence

Program Details

The online bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Providence offers an optional concentration in Social Services. Students will study people and human behavior to better understand themselves and to find new ways to address problems facing individuals and societies. 

Students will focus on issues faced in the Social Services field, as well as gain a broad understanding of psychological areas including behavioral, cognitive, physiological, social, and sports. Graduates will be prepared for positions in mental health, welfare, law, and corrections, as well as for graduate studies in psychology, counseling, law, business administration, and health care. 

Class topics studied in this degree concentration include:

  • Casework methods and practices
  • Sociology of the family
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Sociology of deviant behavior
  • Juvenile justice

Requirements

  • Official high school transcript
  • Official ACT or SAT score report

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities