Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Overview

At Trevecca University, we value your desire to understand the world around you, including those in it. With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, students will explore the reasoning behind how and why people around us behave the way they do, providing a professional level of understanding of human behavior and Christian ethics in any workplace. From individuals and relationships to environment and development, this degree will equip students with the foundational knowledge for many different job opportunities, with a special emphasis on helping and serving industries.

A bachelor's in psychology will allow students to enter into nonclinical positions with professional knowledge of psychology theories and how to apply these theories to their fields of employment.

Employment Opportunities:

  • Business
  • Governmental agencies
  • Helping professions
  • Human services
  • Marketing research
  • Mental health
  • Ministry
  • Public relations
  • More

Graduates of Trevecca’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program will enter the workforce with a broad understanding of Scripture and Christian worldview in the context of helping, serving and human behavior. Students will gain the soft skills, such as emotional intelligence, negotiating, and communication needed to function in any working environment, from business, nonprofit, ministry areas, and more. Graduates will also have the knowledge to apply theories of human behavior to real-life situations pertaining to individuals, as well as dynamics within relationships, families, communities and organizations. With this degree, students will gain a professional understanding in psychological research of human behavior and how to serve various populations struggling with complicated and difficult situations.

You've worked hard to get where you are, and we believe your life experiences should count for something. For this reason, we offer college credit for various certifications, assessments and professional experiences accrued during your time away from school. Upon enrollment, Trevecca’s team of advisors will work directly with you to complete a Prior Learning Assessment to ensure your life’s work isn’t overlooked.  

Need some extra hours, or looking to tailor your degree? Trevecca offers courses that can be taken for general elective credit in the following areas:

  • Health Care Administration
  • Information Technology
  • Christian Ministry
  • Management and Human Relations

Upon enrollment, your advisor will work on adding any elective courses you may need to your schedule.

Trevecca Online's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program will open the door for students to understand the reasoning behind human behavior and gain the skills they need for a broad range of people-oriented positions and opportunities. 

 

*Program prerequisite: PSC2300 Introduction to Psychology

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