Aurora University’s online bachelor’s in psychology program can help students achieve their educational goals while fitting into busy schedules, thanks to its convenient and flexible format. Develop skills and knowledge in one of the nation’s most popular and diverse majors with course topics like child and adolescent development, adult development and aging, and clinical and counseling psychology.
Dynamic, expert faculty will lead students in an exploration of human behavior, with the opportunity to apply knowledge from the classroom to real-world settings through an internship. The curriculum of our BA in Psychology online program features a strong academic core where students can hone analytical thinking, research, and writing skills, gaining the tools needed to be successful in their careers.
The BA in Psychology focuses on the scientific study of the mind and human behavior study from a lifespan developmental perspective. Courses will cover topics such as abnormal and normal behavior, personality development, motivation, the cultural environment, and interaction with others. This program offers the flexibility to dig deeper into individual interests and tailor course selections to subjects such as criminal justice, sociology, social work, recreation, political science, business, or communication.
Students will have the unique opportunity to apply skills learned in the classroom to real-life situations through an internship. In addition to offering placement support, you’ll be paired with a faculty mentor in your field who will provide feedback on various internship-related assignments. Rest assured, you can complete your internship locally as well as at your current place of work, assuming it meets the program director’s requirements.Get Started
NOTE: The following courses will be 16 weeks: PSY3500 and PSY3410; PSY3380 & PSY3520
NOTE: MTH 1030 – Quantitative Reasoning or higher is acceptable for Gen Ed Math Requirement. MTH 1100 – College Algebra will meet the pre-req for PSY3500.
Course details are based on information available at the time of publication. Specific program requirements are subject to change.
For applicants without an earned associate degree and/or 60 hours of transfer credit:
For applicants with fewer than 15 hours of transfer credit:
Students may transfer some applicable, previously earned coursework into the major.
Students can strengthen their earnings and job opportunities with an online bachelor’s degree in psychology. Prepare for a variety of careers, including: