BA in Psychology
The School of Arts & Sciences' online psychology degree introduces you to the broad spectrum of theories used in understanding human behavior. The program provides a well-rounded education in the discipline, with the opportunity to tailor the curriculum to meet your individual needs.
Graduates are prepared for advanced study in psychology and related disciplines, as well as employment in professional entry-level positions in human service settings and mental health facilities. A psychology major is also an excellent way to prepare for a career in law, business, human resources management, advertising and sales.
Psychology courses explore:
- Research methods
- The psychology of learning
- Individual differences and social processes
- Biological bases of behaviors
- Developmental psychology
- Forensic psychology
- Military psychology
- Industrial and organizational psychology
- Interviewing and counseling
Psychology majors are encouraged to become involved in research and complete a field practicum or internship.
In addition to the theories and practices necessary to understand human behaviors, the online psychology degree program emphasizes leadership skills within Saint Leo University's core values and traditions.