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Psychology is the scientific field of study that seeks to understand the human mind and human behavior. It involves studying the inner psyche of humans to understand what drives behavior and actions, and how to help people manage personal psychological issues.

A Bachelor of Psychology degree provides the fundamentals for understanding human behavior. Students of Bachelor of Psychology programs examine the major theorists and their theories that have influenced the field of study, and how these can be applied in practice. Graduates with a Bachelors of Psychology have many options for continuing in their career. They often go on to work in non-profit or non-governmental organizations, they can enter the field of business, or for those that want to be clinicians, they can continue on with their education by pursing a master’s degree.  A Bachelor of Psychology degree can open many doors for students.

If the human mind fascinates you, then a Bachelor of Psychology may be the degree you are searching for. Scroll through the options below and find the program that will fit your individual needs and interests!

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Cornerstone Institute

This programme aims to produce a distinctive kind of counsellor: men and women who are deeply informed by both the Christian faith and the human science of psychology. We ... [+]

Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. NQF 7; SAQA ID: 57225. (376 CREDITS)

This programme aims to produce a distinctive kind of counsellor: men and women who are deeply informed by both the Christian faith and the human science of psychology. We aim to produce graduates with a special ability to integrate Christian understanding of the human condition together with findings provided by the human sciences to help people on their journey to wholeness.

Admission Requirements National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent; Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent; Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field. Alternative Admission Requirements National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with a diploma pass (or equivalent) combined with the results of the National Benchmark Test (NBT); Mature age of 23 and over during the first year of studies and a National Senior Certificate (or equivalent); The conditions of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy for access and the results of the NBT are determining factors for admission. Contact the admissions office regarding RPL; Mature students (45 years or later) can be admitted, determined by the RPL conditions and the results of the NBT. Time Commitment Minimum three years full-time; Maximum six years part-time; On campus and online; January and July intakes. ... [-]
South Africa Cape Town
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
The Education University of Hong Kong

The Programme aims to equip graduates with a solid background in psychological knowledge and research, enabling them to competently integrate the science and application ... [+]

Programme Aims

The Programme aims to equip graduates with a solid background in psychological knowledge and research, enabling them to competently integrate the science and application of psychology. Upon successful completion of the programme, students will be able to:

demonstrate knowledge of major principles/theories of psychology; apply major psychological principles/theories to analyze human behaviours in real life situations; evaluate major psychological principles/theories in relation to real life issues in various applied settings; evaluate research evidence using scientific principles; and design and carry out psychological research. Programme Structure ... [-]
Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Monmouth College

Students majoring in Psychology will learn to understand the biological, developmental, and social determinants of human and animal behavior. Our program will provide you ... [+]

Students majoring in Psychology will learn to understand the biological, developmental, and social determinants of human and animal behavior.

Our program will provide you with the tools necessary to succeed in your future career by providing intellectual and practical engagement through internships, participation in conferences, travel, and research opportunities. The Psychology major requires a total of 9.5 courses. Courses are divided into three categories: Required Courses, Foundational Courses, and Advanced Courses.

The Monmouth College Psychology program provides students with three extensive areas of experience:

Hands-on Laboratory Experience — Students will complete research methods and advanced laboratory classes, and majors are required to complete independent research projects.... [-]

USA Monmouth
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Ohio Wesleyan University

Majoring in psychology opens the door to a world of possibilities, and OWU psychology alumni are doing vital work in many fields across the country. Psychology majors col ... [+]

Bachelor in Psychology

Majoring in psychology opens the door to a world of possibilities, and OWU psychology alumni are doing vital work in many fields across the country. Psychology majors collect and analyze data and learn to communicate the observed trends. Many also engage in unique projects with professors.

About the Major

As a Psychology major at OWU, you'll study a broad range of topics:

from the social and intellectual development of the person to the prevention and treatment of psychological disorders, from operant and Pavlovian analyses of behavior to models of human thought processes, from the analysis of brain circuits to the mechanisms of long-term memory, from the behaviors of persons in isolation to group behavior in organizations, from the biological bases of visual perception to the therapeutic means of treating people with schizophrenia. ... [-]
USA Delaware
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Psychology is one of the most popular undergraduate degrees in the world. This is understandable since a psychology degree offers students opportunities for personal grow ... [+]

Earn Your Psychology Degree at SWOSU

Psychology is one of the most popular undergraduate degrees in the world. This is understandable since a psychology degree offers students opportunities for personal growth while opening doors to a number of interesting and challenging careers. In addition, this field gives students the chance to tailor their educational experiences and degree programs to focus on specific areas that appeal to specific interests. Psychology students learn about human and animal behavior as well as their mental processes.

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SWOSU's Psychology Department offers one undergraduate major, six undergraduate minors, four masters level graduate programs and one special program for LPC curriculum. These programs include:... [-]

USA Weatherford
September 2019
Campus
Washington & Jefferson College

The Psychology major teaches students to employ empirical methods to learn about behavior and the variables that affect it, in preparation for graduate programs, professi ... [+]

The Psychology major teaches students to employ empirical methods to learn about behavior and the variables that affect it, in preparation for graduate programs, professional and medical schools, and/or careers in psychology or related fields.

Coursework includes, but is not limited to, Experimental, Social and Abnormal Psychology; Physiological Psychology; Sensation and Perception; Drugs and Behavior; and numerous laboratory research courses. Students have the option to complete an emphasis in Human Resource Management and Neuroscience.

Additionally, the Child Development and Education major is offered by the Department of Psychology in cooperation with the Department of Education. Students majoring in Child Development and Education may seek teacher certification in Early Childhood (PreK-4) or Upper Elementary (4-8).... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Cabrini University

When you major or minor in Psychology at Cabrini, you will learn about human behavior and how to apply that knowledge to personal, societal, and organizational issues. ... [+]

When you major or minor in Psychology at Cabrini, you will learn about human behavior and how to apply that knowledge to personal, societal, and organizational issues.

In your core courses, you’ll learn research methodology, get hands-on laboratory experience, and gain assessment and evaluation skills.

Psychology Program Details

A generalist model designed to prepare students for a variety of fields within psychology as well as in related disciplines, the Psychology program places heavy emphasis on preparing students for graduate study and developing those skills necessary to function effectively in a field that is based on empirical research.

As a Psychology major, you'll learn about major research findings, be introduced to the nature of scientific inquiry in the field, and use empirical applications to understand human behavior.... [-]

USA Radnor
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Psychology at the Embry-Riddle Prescott campus combines interests in human behavior and the desire to positively impact the legal syst ... [+]

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Psychology at the Embry-Riddle Prescott campus combines interests in human behavior and the desire to positively impact the legal system. Psychology, research, math, science, statistics, and security are the foundations of the forensic psychology degree. This bachelor's degree builds on the understanding of behavioral and cognitive sciences, the impact of our society and culture on behavior, and the tools needed to evaluate those involved.

Forensic psychology students are well-prepared to enter careers in psychology or various related fields, court systems, law enforcement agencies, government security agencies, and law firms, and pursue postgraduate study in master-level and doctoral programs.... [-]

USA Prescott
September 2019
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus
Northwest Missouri State University

Psychology majors at Northwest learn the scientific study of a person’s thoughts and behaviors. Northwest faculty help students understand three core areas: scientific re ... [+]

Psychology majors at Northwest learn the scientific study of a person’s thoughts and behaviors. Northwest faculty help students understand three core areas: scientific research methods that enhance critical thinking skills, evidence and claims knowledge; insight of an individual’s personal behavior, motives and thought processes; and the understanding of the biological and social factors that contribute to human development, cognitive skills, relationships, and personality.

Career Opportunities

More than 94% of students who graduated with a degree in psychology obtained employment or continued their education within six months after graduation. Below is a list of possible job titles:... [-]

USA Maryville
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Ubiquity University

This B.A. program is designed for young people motivated by the spirit of innovation and fresh ideas, who know that they have a present and a future as protagonists, inno ... [+]

10 core courses 20 elective courses 5 Self-Mastery courses plus a Self-Mastery Mentor 5 Impact courses plus an Impact Coach Impact Project with pathway from ideation to manifestation

Requirements: high school / secondary school graduation Length: 40 courses Price: US$12,000 This program is offered as a partnership between Ubiquity University and the Integral Transpersonal Institute in Milan, Italy. Welcome to our B.A. Completion Program for a concentration in Psychology. This program is open to all Ubiquity students. Students coming from accredited schools with the equivalent of 75% of a Bachelor Degree qualification may apply for a one year B.A. CAPSTONE of 10 courses. B.A. Capstone students need to take 5 core courses and 5 elective courses to receive a B.A. degree in Psychology from Ubiquity University. All core courses must be taken from the Ubiquity core course list below. All elective courses can be taken from both Ubiquity University and the Integral Transpersonal Institute (ITI) as well as other accredited schools participating in this program in partnership with Ubiquity and ITI. Mission statement To effectively bring integral transpersonal psychology and education to the global community. Vision Integral comes from the Latin integrum, from in, meaning “not” and tang-ere, meaning to touch: not touched, nothing has been taken away, where nothing is missing, full, pure, honest, uncorrupted. The transpersonal approach proposes a new innovative way of thinking which transcends the dualisms of the rational mind and includes the larger eco-field beyond the individual person. It is supported by unitive consciousness, an... [-]

USA Mill Valley
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Messiah College

With a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in psychology from Messiah College, a top private Christian college in the U.S., you'll be well prepar ... [+]

Psychology at Messiah College

With a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in psychology from Messiah College, a top private Christian college in the U.S., you'll be well prepared for careers in psychology or to work towards a master’s degree. While earning your bachelor degree in psychology, you can also choose a minor, pursue a double major, study abroad or complete multiple internships.

As a psychology major, you’ll choose from a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science psychology degree program. The B.A. prepares you for entry-level psychology positions and grad school. You can also choose to add the clinical concentration to your B.A. degree to prepare you to become a counselor or practice counseling psychology. The B.S. degree might be the right choice for you if you’re interested in working in an area of psychology that has a stronger emphasis on science and math.... [-]

USA Mechanicsburg
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Hope College

At Hope, psychology students dive headfirst into the study of the human mind and behavior. Going beyond information, we engage information through integrated scientific i ... [+]

With award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and varied research opportunities, Hope’s psychology department will prepare you for diverse callings and careers.

At Hope, psychology students dive headfirst into the study of the human mind and behavior. Going beyond information, we engage information through integrated scientific inquiry, field experience, perspective-taking and faith engagement.

We cultivate:

Knowledge in the major areas of psychology Scientific inquiry skills Critical thinking and communication skills Service-learning and field experience Ethical and moral engagement for social responsibility in a diverse world Professional development Engagement with faith and learning ... [-]
USA Holland
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Université de Hearst

Human behavior fascinates you as it is studied by psychologists more specifically? The themes of contemporary psychology such as neurobiology, human development, psychopa ... [+]

Human behavior fascinates you as it is studied by psychologists more specifically? The themes of contemporary psychology such as neurobiology, human development, psychopathology and assessment and counseling techniques awaken this thirst for knowledge? The psychology program offers you solid training in all these dimensions.

Student Profile

To know how to listen and communicate with ease. Showing curiosity about both normal and abnormal human behavior. Demonstrate rigor, critical thinking and openness.

Program Overview

To thoroughly probe the depths of human behavior, a range of courses is available to you. Some will focus more on the major theories that deepen our understanding of the human. Others, on the other hand, will be interested in the scientific, methodological and analytical tools that give teeth to theories. In addition to this toolbox are skills and know-how that prepare you to intervene better. The psychosocial intervention is not the only trajectory that our graduates take; this bachelor's degree can also prepare you for teaching and graduate studies.... [-]

Canada Hearst
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
International Accelerator

Psychology is the study of the human mind and how it functions. A B.A. in psychology gives students access to the latest knowledge, cutting-edge research, and best practi ... [+]

Psychology

Have you ever wondered why people take risks when the odds of winning are small? Or why and how our beliefs, values, prejudices, stereotypes are formed or changed? What about why people fail or succeed after they set up new-year resolutions each year? Psychologists try to understand the answers to questions like these in order to improve the quality of human life.

Psychology is the study of the human mind and how it functions. A B.A. in psychology gives students access to the latest knowledge, cutting-edge research, and best practices in the study of human behavior. The psychology program curriculum provides students with the scientific knowledge and tools and the practical experience necessary for a successful career in psychology. The Department of Psychology offers courses ranging from applied to basic science content areas of psychology as well as a variety of specialty courses.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
Campus
Wabash College

Psychology is defined as “the science of behavior and mental processes,” which encompasses an array of specialty areas. Similarly, psychologists stand as the most diverse ... [+]

The department strives to give students a sense of the nature of psychology and its place in society. Its professors equip students with an understanding of the scientific method and an ability to apply it in a variety of contexts.

Majors are provided with a sense of the historical background of modern psychology and students interested in the graduate study an adequate preparation to succeed.

The department distinguishes itself with a well-published faculty that strongly encourages student research. Students present research findings at undergraduate research conferences and regularly publish their work with the faculty.

Curriculum

Psychology is defined as “the science of behavior and mental processes, and the application of research findings to the solution of problems.” This definition encompasses an enormous number of specialty areas, and psychologists are the most diverse group of people in our society to share the same title. The core goals of the Psychology Department are:... [-]

USA Crawfordsville
September 2019
Full-time
Campus