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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology | Undergraduate Degree Program

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Earn your psychology degree online at Ottawa University and gain the skills you need to prepare for a number of career opportunities in the field of mental health, business, and public service.

About Ottawa’s Online Bachelor’s in Psychology Program

Psychology is the study of human behavior. As you pursue your Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree, you will develop the tools you need to understand others and provide mental health care. This major gives you a foundation in human physiological, mental, intellectual, personal and social development, preparing you for any number of careers in the public or private sectors.

In this bachelor of arts degree program, you will develop critical-thinking skills and the ability to analyze and integrate information from other disciplines and apply it to the field of psychology. A psychology major partners well with your other liberal arts courses and enhances your ethical thinking, self-awareness and empathy within a global perspective. A communication concentration for your psychology degree program is also available.

Career Opportunities in Psychology

Upon completion of the online psychology degree, many students choose to further their education with a master’s or law degree. Others can pursue educationally relevant careers, including:

  • Counseling
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Consulting
  • Social services
  • Human resources

Discover the Benefits of Ottawa University

  • Generous credit transfer policy – Save time and cost with Ottawa University’s generous credit transfer policy that honors past experience – up to 80 credit hours
  • Rich, established history – For almost 150 years, Ottawa University has educated students for lifetimes of enlightened faith, exemplary service, inspired leadership, and personal growth and significance. Today, we remain an inclusive learning community grounded in faith and focused on the career needs of the future
  • Life-friendly online learning options – At Ottawa University, we offer life-friendly online degree programs for working adults, military personnel and their families, or anyone looking for a flexible and convenient program that can be completed outside the classroom
  • A supportive learning environment – As an online student at Ottawa University, you’ll draw upon the expertise and support of faculty members who are dedicated to your success

For curriculum and course descriptions please download a program overview.
 

For more information about earning your undergraduate degree in psychology degree at Ottawa University or any requirements for joining the program, contact us today.

 

 

Psychology Major Courses

INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS OR STATISTICS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

 

SURVEY DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY OR DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

 

THEORIES OF PERSONALITY

 

PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

 

PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

 

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OR ETHNIC RELATIONS & MULTICULTURALISM

 

RESEARCH DESIGN AND ANALYSIS

 

HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY

 

SENIOR COMPREHENSIVE OR SEMINAR IN PSYCHOLOGY

 

 

Recommended Courses

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

 

THE FAMILY

 

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

 

 

Full Degree Catalog
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