Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Psychology

Albany State University
Degree Level Bachelors
Total Credit Hours 123

Program Description

Albany State University offers a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology. The student who majors in psychology gains a fundamental understanding of the principles of human thought, emotion and behavior programs. In addition to the program’s emphasis on psychological factors and human learning, biological and social determinants of human behavior are also emphasized as well as research methods.

This broad-based training prepares students to understand, evaluate and influence their own behavior as well as the behavior of others. Because psychology is relevant to numerous fields, job opportunities for psychology majors are diverse and include employment in such areas as business and industry, educational settings, mental health agencies and hospitals, governmental agencies (including the military and law enforcement), etc. Students who plan to become professional psychologists or mental health practitioners will be prepared to continue their education to obtain a graduate degree in one of the more than 50 areas of specialization within psychology.

The Albany State University Psychology department is a member of the Council of Undergraduate Programs in Psychology. Departments with undergraduate programs in psychology, in institutions accredited for such purposes by their regional accrediting association, are eligible for membership on the council.

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Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges