Psychology Major (B.S.)

Psychology Major (B.S.)


The Psychology Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree with cognates. The study of psychology will teach students to interpret and influence human behavior, interactions, and thinking so that God is served and honored.

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in the major concepts in psychology.
  • Interpret research data accurately.
  • Use critical thinking to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
  • Evaluate psychological concepts/theories as they relate to biblical thought.
  • Communicate effectively in written, oral, and technological formats.
  • Recognize and respect the complexity of socio-cultural and international diversity.

Individuals with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology may pursue the following careers in the helping profession and mental health fields:

  • Affirmative action officer
  • Behavior analyst
  • Case worker
  • Child care worker
  • Child protection worker
  • College admissions counselor
  • College admissions recruiter
  • Community recreation worker
  • Corrections officer
  • Counselor aide
  • Day care center supervisor
  • Day treatment specialist
  • Direct care worker
  • Domestic relations worker
  • Family service worker
  • Group home coordinator
  • Mental health technician
  • Residential youth counselor
  • Social Security Administration Office
  • Social service coordinator
  • Statistical assistant
  • Veterans’ advisor
  • Welfare office related work
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