Where can this degree take me?
The Psychology major is designed for students who desire a career in helping people. We offer emphases in Counseling and Nonprofit Administration so that you can specialize in a related area of interest.
- Qualify for a variety of positions, such as a caseworker, residential manager, crisis counselor, probation officer, residential counselor, or program manager.
- Learn a variety of strategies for challenging and supporting others — both individually and in groups.
- Gain an understanding of the thoughts, feelings, and actions of others by studying the development of the human mind and patterns of behavior.
- Learn to integrate your faith with the theories and methods of psychology.
- Upon completion, pursue a master’s degree in a variety of areas, such as a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling or a Master of Arts in Teaching.
What will I study?
Students pursuing a degree in Psychology need to complete core credits, as well as courses in one of two chosen emphases: