Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Through Southeastern University’s online bachelor of science in psychology program, students can begin to acquire the skills needed to counsel people in the spirit of Christ. You will explore various theories that explain normal behavior in different life cycles, all seen through the lens of your faith. This degree program prepares students to pursue graduate or doctoral degrees in counseling and/or psychology.

Program Outcomes

Students who complete the psychology program will:

  • Be equipped to enter a number of service settings
  • Be able to affect the lives of people they serve
  • Hold a degree that is relevant to several jobs and graduate programs

Total Credits: 123 hours

  • General education core: 55 hours
  • Required major core: 50 hours
  • General electives: 18 hours

Program Length: Classes offered in eight-week sessions

Program Delivery: Online

Tuition: $390 per credit hour

Admission Requirements

  • Official high school transcripts or GED test scores (if applicable)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Biographical essay
  • Personal reference form
  • ACT or SAT scores (if applicable)

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Arts of Communication (9 hours)

COMM 1433 Fundamentals of Communication
ENGL 1133 English Composition I
ENGL 1233 English Composition II

Behavioral and Social Sciences (9 hours)
PSYC 1133 Introduction to Psychology

Historical Perspective (select one): HIST 1013, 1023, 2013, 2023

Social Science: SSCI  2233   Marriage and Family (PSYC 2233)

Business - (3 hours)

BUSI 1903 Personal Financial Stewardship

Humanities and Fine Arts - (6 hours)

Humanities Elective (select one): COMM 2033, 2433, ENGL 2233

Literature Elective: ENGL 2133

Mathematics - (6 hours)

MATH 1213 College Algebra

Select one of the following: MATH 1313, 1323, 1413, 2144, 2244

Natural Sciences (with Lab) - (4 hours)
BIOL 1333 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology

BIOL 133L Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab

Religion Core - (18 hours)

Transfer Students — Please see your advisor for religion requirements. *

THEO 1503    Christ, Culture, and the University

BIOT 1133 Old Testament Survey

BINT 1233 New Testament Survey

THEO 1313    Survey of Christian Theology

PSYC 3433    Integration Seminar in Psychology and Theology

Theology Elective (select one): PHIL 2003, MISS 3733

Major Core - (41 hours)

Required Courses – 41 hours

PSYC  2133    Theories of Personality

PSYC  2343    Child and Adolescent Development

PSYC  2353    Adult Development and Aging

PSYC  2433    History and Systems of Psychology

PSYC  3003    Abnormal Psychology

PSYC  3043    Cognitive Psychology

PSYC  3052    Field Experience in Psychology

PSYC  3533    Introduction to Counseling

PSYC  3633    Professional, Ethical, and Legal Issues

PSYC  3733    Social Psychology

PSYC  4033    Physiological Psychology

MATH 2023    Probability and Statistics

PSYC  4053    Research Methods

PSYC  4233    Experimental Psychology

Psychology Electives - (9 hours)

PSYC 2143    Cultural Psychology

PSYC  3103    Marital and Family Therapy

PSYC  4043    Diagnosis, Assessment, and Case Management

General Electives – (18 hours)

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