General Psychology, BBA

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Specialized in General Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program is designed to provide students with an understanding of human development, including behavior, emotions and mental processes, as they learn how psychology applies to our diverse global society. You will be introduced to research methods in psychology, critical thinking, inquiry and application as you work towards solving problems related to behavior and emotional and cognitive processes. As a graduate, you may choose to pursue entry-level positions in various industries, including government and nonprofit agencies. Many helping professions require graduate-level education, which also makes this program a great stepping stone to advanced education opportunities in the field of psychology.

Note on Licensure: The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counseling professional.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
BAPSY 30 10 21 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to describe theories and principles in psychology.
  • Students will be able to describe research methods and data analysis in psychology.
  • Students will be able to associate psychological principles and research with personal, social, and organizational issues.
  • Students will be able to describe ethical principles in psychology.
  • Students will be able to distinguish diversity issues in professional contexts.
  • Students will be able to articulate clear and effective communication for fellow professionals and the public.

Important Information for Students, Including Gainful Employment
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