The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program is designed to provide a foundation in mental health theories and practices. If you're interested in learning more about psychology and do not desire to earn professional licensure in the field, then consider this University of Phoenix undergraduate program.
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program is designed to examine how different emotional, social, cultural and physical factors can affect a person's behavior and development. Students will have the chance to delve into psychological terms, concepts, and evaluative methods and examine common mental health ailments and their treatments. They also have the opportunity to study ethics and regulations relevant to the field. The program is designed to familiarize participants with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This University of Phoenix program is available on campus and online.
You may want to study psychology in order to function more effectively in a current management position. You may also desire this degree as a launching point for future graduate or professional school training. Applicants to University of Phoenix programs should have a high school diploma or GED.
If you enroll in this bachelor's degree program, you will be required to complete a combination of general education and psychology classes totaling 120 credit hours (124 for Kansas students). The course of study for the psychology major requires the completion of 51 credits.
Often, individuals who earn a non-clinical Bachelor of Science in Psychology do so because they want to enhance their people skills for general administration or personnel management positions. After earning an undergraduate degree, graduates of such a program may decide to continue their training in the field or specialize in a particular subject.
Relevant graduate degrees that could be sought include:
The Bachelor of Science in Business program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (acbsp.org).
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