College of Human Services and Behavioral Sciences

Psychology Major (BA Adult; Online Only)

The online Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Psychology at Concordia University, St. Paul, allows students to gain a deeper understanding of the field of psychology with a focus on human behavior, cognition, interaction, and development. The broad scope of courses in the major offers students a comprehensive learning experience concentrating specifically on psychological foundations. The accelerated learning experience puts students on track for degree completion sooner compared to a traditional B.A. program. Online and experiential learning opportunities will position students for career advancement or prepare students to enter a career of choice or graduate school.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

PSY 101Introduction to Psychology4
PSY 230Lifespan Developmental Psychology4
PSY 300Cognition, Learning and Memory4
PSY 330Introduction to Counseling4
PSY 360Abnormal Psychology4
PSY 370Introduction to Personality Theories4
PSY 380Research Methods with Statistical Applications4
PSY 451Social Psychology4
Required Experiential Learning Options
To complete the Experiential Learning Requirement for the Psychology major, choose from one of the following options:8
Option 1
Psychology Research Practicum (4)
Psychology Research Practicum (4)
Option 2
Psychology Internship (1-8)
Select 4 additional credits of the following:4
Physiological Psychology (4)
Forensic Psychology (4)
Health Psychology (4)
Family Systems, Structures and Relationships (4)
Total Credits44