In this program, students learn classical and fundamental schools of thought, while also gaining modern insight into the workings of the human mind through the study of developmental, organizational, and abnormal psychology.
Since the time of the Ancient Greeks, the complexities of mental health, and behaviorism have commanded the attention of brilliant scholars eager to unlock the secrets of the human mind. The university offers an online bachelor of arts in psychology as an important component of humanities studies. This popular and well-rounded online degree program serves as a quality academic foundation for many next-level degree programs and professional interests.
Students learn classical and fundamental schools of thought, while also gaining insight into historical and contemporary psychology and the inner-workings of the human mind through the study of developmental, organizational, and abnormal psychology. Many undergraduate psychology students gravitate toward a diverse array of professions that involve leadership, decision making, and the management of complex human interaction.
Graduates are often interested in fields related to psychology in addition to business, politics, law, counseling, human services, education, criminal justice, law enforcement and public safety, military service, and public management. At the university's School of Arts and Humanities, students interact with experienced practitioners and they engage in scholarly research, engaging discourse, and the practical application of their findings.
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