BA Applied Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology program prepares graduates with the knowledge and application of why people behave the way they do and what mental processes are involved in their thoughts. This program, delivered 100% online for adult students, places an emphasis on gaining real life experience and networking opportunities in the field. Graduates from the program can seek positions in the community in advocacy roles, social support and helping others realize their true potential.

Key Program Features

Learn to effectively communicate with others

Analyze of the motives and consequences of behavior

Learn about human development from conception to death

Program Details

This degree is unique because of the real world experiences it will provide. Practical experience and networking opportunities are built into the core courses of the program. Through the direct application of the concepts learned in the coursework, students will have the advantage of having actual experience in the field which will help them secure better jobs after graduation or transition to a graduate program in psychology or a related field.

More Information

The BA in Applied Psychology program is comprised of 15 specific psychology courses totaling 45 semester-credit hours.

  • PSY 101 Applications of Psychology
  • PSY 200 Interpersonal communication
  • PSY 214 Applied Behavior Analysis
  • PSY 240 Lifespan Development
  • PSY 250 Social Psychology
  • PSY 281 Learning and Cognition
  • PSY 305 Forensics
  • MAT 240 Statistics or CJC 405 Data Analysis for Social Sciences
  • PSY 321 Research Methods I
  • PSY 335 Theories of Personality & Counseling
  • PSY 355 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 375 Addictions Theory and Intervention
  • PSY 381 Case formation and Family Dynamics
  • PSY495 Senior Capstone Seminar
  • PSY 100 PSY 473 Clinical Internship
  • Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Community Caseworker
  • ABA Therapist
  • Juvenile Case Coordinator
  • Recruiting Consultant
  • Forensic Care Specialist
  • Staff Development Coordinator
  • Family Advocate