Psychology

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology at OCU leads to a broad foundation of knowledge in the discipline of psychology. Through the integration of a Biblical worldview, students intellectually approach the study of psychology with a deep awareness of the challenges they will encounter in graduate school, the workplace, or ministry. At the completion of this program of study, students will possess a foundational understanding of human behavior and mental processes as well as basic psychology terminology and concepts used in; statistical and research methods, physiological psychology, and history and systems.

Major Objectives

Students who complete the Psychology major should be able to:

  1. Integrate Christian principles in critical thinking and decision making.
  2. Demonstrate awareness and improvement of thinking and learning strategies.
  3. Identify effective interpersonal relationship skills.
  4. Summarize major counseling, developmental, and personality counseling theories.
  5. Apply psychological theories to life situations.

120 Semester Credits

  • 45 credits in General Education (see General Education Requirements).
    • ENG3000 Writing in the Discipline Required
  • 33 credits in General Electives
  • 42 credits in Psychology Required Courses

Required Psychology Courses

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