Bachelor of Science in Psychology

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Bachelor Degree in Psychology

In the online Psychology bachelor degree program, you study mental processes and behavior — a scholarly background that is useful and versatile, both personally and professionally.

In this program, you will:

  • Develop a solid foundation that can prepare you for a variety of professions and careers or enter graduate study in psychology or another related discipline or field.
  • Develop and enhance knowledge, skills, and values congruent with the science and application of psychology, which is applicable to a wide variety of occupations and workplaces.

Important information about Baker’s online bachelor degree program for Psychology:

  • The Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Baker College Online is a 100% online program and is not available through a Baker College campus.
  • Students in this program will receive all support services through the Baker Online campus.
  • Courses cannot be taken at another Baker College campus.

The American Psychological Association’s Board of Educational Affairs Task Force established specific guidelines for undergraduate psychology major competencies (Undergraduate Psychology Major Learning Goals and Outcomes: A Report, March 2002). The undergraduate psychology major at Baker College Online adapts from, and conforms to, these guidelines and standards determined by the Task Force.


Course
Number


Course Title

Credit
Hours
PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR - 84 HOURS
MTH 401 Statistical Methods 4
PSY 121 History of Psychology 4
PSY 251 Cognitive Psychology 4
PSY 311 Abnormal Psychology 4
PSY 336 Psychology of Gender 4
PSY 355 Personality Psychology 4
PSY 366 Research Methods I 4
PSY 367 Research Methods II 4
PSY 381 Cross-Cultural Psychology 4
PSY 391 Bio-Chemical/Neural Psychology 4
PSY 431 Physiological Psychology 4
PSY 441 Sensation and Perception 4
PSY 442 Learning and Memory 4
PSY 445 Motivation and Emotion 4
PSY 451 Psychopharmacology for Psychology Majors 4
PSY 491 Senior Seminar: Psychology 4
SELECT 5 COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING:
PSY 101 Human Relations 4
PSY 201A Cognitive-Behavior Therapy 4
PSY 211 Psychology of Death and Dying 4
PSY 231 Organizational Psychology 4
PSY 271 Sports Psychology 4
PSY 335 Human Sexuality 4
PSY 350 Child Psychology 4
PSY 351 Adolescent Psychology 4
WRK 301 Internship 4
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS - 72 HOURS
ELECT111A Scientific Inquiry Elective 4
ELECT131A Global and Cultural Perspectives Elective 4
ELECT131B Global and Cultural Perspectives Elective 4
ELECT161A Computer Literacy Elective 2
ELECT161B Computer Literacy Elective 2
ELECT161C Computer Literacy Elective 2
ELECT161D Computer Literacy Elective 2
ENG 101 Composition I 4
ENG 102 Composition II 4
HUM 401A Philosophy of Ethics 4
MTH 108 College Mathematics I: Reasoning and Application 4
MTH 109 College Mathematics II: Algebra and Trigonometric 4
Concepts
PSY 111 General Psychology 4
PSY 221 Developmental Psychology 4
PSY 401 Social Psychology 4
SOC 321 Cultural Diversity 4
SPK 201 Oral Communication 4
SELECT 1 COURSE FROM THE FOLLOWING:
SPK 211 Group Dynamics 4
SPK 401 Presentational Speaking 4
SELECT 2 COURSE FROM THE FOLLOWING:
ENG 221 Critical Writing and Literary Analysis 4
ENG 231 Language and Culture 4
ENG 311 Creative Writing 4
ENG 411 Foundations of Mass Communication 4
LIT 301 Contemporary Literature 4
LIT 331 American Literature I 4
LIT 332 American Literature II 4
LIT 401A Survey of English Literature 4
LIT 411 Studies in Literature 4
WRI 115 Workplace Communication 4
WRI 301A Report Writing 4
    Elective Credit 24
    QUARTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION 180
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