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Grand Canyon University‛s Bachelor of Science in Psychology program offers a broad array of courses that increase the understanding of past and present human actions. With this understanding comes the responsibility to improve relationships and help others achieve similar understanding of and insight into their own behaviors.
The psychology degree program prepares students for a broad array of careers. Some graduates pursue entry-level positions in agencies and organizations that seek to help those in need, while others choose to work in human or social services. Graduates would be suited for positions such as case manager, career counselor or rehabilitation specialist. Others Some individuals choose more business-related careers such as those in sales or marketing. Earning a bachelor‛s in psychology also provides the necessary foundation for students interested in pursuing their graduate degree in business or psychology.
In the Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program, students will study the nature and causal determinants of human behavior, including the definition and scientific measure of personality. Students will also examine mental illness through a better awareness of the emotional, functional and physiological factors influencing mental health.
It should be understood that the requirements for employment in many positions in the helping professions include advanced education beyond the bachelor‛s in psychology degree. However, this degree prepares students to further their education by going to graduate school.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.