Online Psychology Degree

BA Psychology Degree Program

Is a BA Psychology Degree right for you?

A BA in Psychology will open many career doors for you especially if you want to enter fields of work that include helping others. If you are the type of person who wants to help others and if you are interested in working in a social or human services field, then St. Andrews BA Psychology degree is just what you need!

Students who earn a BA Psychology Degree often find success in the following positions and fields:

  • Administrative Positions
  • Advertising
  • Business Manager
  • Career Counselor
  • Case Management
  • Child Care
  • Insurance Services
  • Labor Relations
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Library Assistant
  • Management
  • Market Researcher
  • Probation Officer
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Real Estate
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Social Service Specialist
  • Teacher
  • Writer

Why Earn an Online BA Psychology Degree at SAU?

At SAU we understand. We understand you are busy with your family, you have to work sometimes one, two, or three jobs, and so we want to make it more convenient for you to earn your education.

By learning online you have the convenience to logon to class when it is convenient for you. When we say online we mean everything is 100% online. There is no learning some things online and having to come to the ground campus for proctored tests—100% online.

While learning online you have full 100% support from our staff to help your every needs whether it be with financial aid, academic support, getting ready to graduate—no matter what, we are here for you.

Additional Skills Learned with a BA Psychology Degree at SAU

Aside from opening many career doors for you, a BA in Psychology will get you more than just your career. This degree will gain you skills that will make you highly marketable in the workplace. Some skills you will gain include:

  • Analytical
  • Communication
  • Creative Thinking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Goal Setting
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
  • Organization
  • Presentation
  • Prioritization
  • Research
  • Time Management
  • Understanding the Behavior of Others
  • Written Communication

What You Can Expect to Walk Away with After You Earn Your BA Psychology Degree Online at SAU

After earning your BA Psychology degree online here at SAU you can expect to walk away with quite a lot. Not only will you provide yourself with more opportunities and skills by learning all about Psychology, but you will also be able to:

  • Be Aware of Society in a Sociocultural and Global Way
  • Be Familiar with the Many Different Branches of Psychology
  • Highly Improve Your Communication Skills
  • Know How Data Analysis Works
  • Maintain a Higher Ethical Foundation
  • Show Confidence in the Workplace
  • Understand How Research Methods Work

Required Courses & Credits Needed

Communication (12)

  • ENG 111: English Composition I (3)
  • ENG 112: English Composition II (3)
  • ENG 280: Foundations of Rhetoric (3)
  • ENG 330: Writing Professionally (3)

Electives (18)

  • Any approved upper level courses (18)

General Education Elective (3)

  • Choose one class from an eligible Humanity, Social Science, Math (not intermediate Algebra), or Science subject (3)

General Education Program (36)

Humanities (6)

  • Choose two classes from any Art History, Literature, Film, Photography, Painting, Design, Religion, Writing, or Mass Communication class that SAU offers online, or this section may be transferred in from another accredited institution (6)

Mathematics & Science (9)

  • MAT 121: College Algebra (3)
  • MAT 225/BUS 252 Statistics (3)
  • Math or Science Elective (3)

Psychology Core (36)

  • PSY 101: Intro to Psychology (3)
  • PSY 335: Organizational Behavior (3)
  • PSY 445: History and Systems (3)

Choose 3 of the following courses:

  • PSY 220: Child & Adolescent Development (3)
  • PSY 232: Biopsychology (3)
  • PSY 244: Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PSY 260: Psychology in Legal Contexts (3)

Choose 3 of the following courses:

  • PSY 314: Counseling Psychology (3)
  • PSY 434: Perception (3)
  • PSY 438: Applied Psychology (3)
  • PSY 440: Psychology of Persuasion and Influence (3)

Choose 3 of the following courses:

  • PSY 325: Drugs and Behavior (3)
  • PSY 331: Social Psychology (3)
  • PSY 337: Personality Theory and Research (3)
  • PSY 343: Learning and Motivation (3)

Total Credits Needed to Graduate (120)