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Bachelor of Arts

Elevate your career or prepare for graduate studies by completing your B.A. in Psychology.

Turn your interest in human behavior and mental processes into a career with Ohio Christian University’s B.A in Psychology. Here, you will study the complexities of the mind while challenging your own.

OCU’s onsite and online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is designed for your success—with flexible formats, relevant coursework, and affordable tuition. The B.A. in Psychology is offered on campus and as an online degree program.

Whether you complete your psychology degree online or attend one of 15 campus locations, you'll learn from experienced instructors with real-world psychology and counseling experience. The onsite or online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in psychology graduate programs. OCU’s onsite and online psychology instructors and academic advisors will support you every step of the way.

On average, employees with a bachelor’s degree earn 56 percent more than those with only a high school diploma, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Take your understanding of psychology to the next level with an onsite or online bachelor’s degree from Ohio Christian University.

B.A. in Psychology Quick Facts

The Psychology major is focused on preparing the student for graduate school. This program seeks to equip the student with a foundational understanding of human behavior and mental processes.

Program Objectives

Students who complete the Psychology major should be able to:

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

120 Semester Credits

  • 36 General Education
  • 39 General Electives
  • 45 Program Requirements




Required Courses

RS3000 Research and Professional Development Skills 3 credits 5 weeks

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