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Undergraduate Evening & Online Catalog 2015-2016 
Undergraduate Evening & Online Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.S.

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120 Credit Hours

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology (PSY) program is designed to educate students in the content and methods of various sub-specialty areas of scientific psychology and to critically evaluate them from a Christian perspective. The program’s goal is to present the secular and biblical aspects of psychology in an integrative manner.  The program is offered in a classroom format as well as online. 

Major in Psychology Curriculum Requirements

Note: Online course codes begin with an ‘E’ such as ECIS.

Technology Requirement - 3 Credit Hours

(This course must be taken in the first semester of enrollment.)

General Education Requirements - 39 Credit Hours

Global Studies Requirement: Psychology majors fulfill the General Education Global Studies requirement through major study (PSY 3083 ).

Social Science Requirement: Psychology majors fulfill the General Education Social Science requirement through major study (PSY 2133 ).

Required Foundational Courses - 9 Credit Hours

The following 3 courses should be taken in the first semester

Humanities Courses- 9 Credit Hours

(students must take all three, in sequence)

Required Psychology Major Courses - 29 Credit Hours

The major courses must be completed at PBA and must be completed in sequence. Please see the Degree Plan below for detailed sequence information.

Elective Psychology Courses - 12 Credit Hours

(select all four)


Students at the Orlando campus should consult their academic advisor for information regarding additional elective options.

General Electives - 40 Credit Hours

General elective hours may be satisfied through PEC credits. Please refer to the Academic Policies  for more details.

The delivery of the evening, online, and Orlando psychology curriculum is designed as an accelerated track for our adult student population and is adapted from the traditional day psychology program offered through the School of Education and Behavioral Studies on the main campus.

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