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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Online)

Program Overview

Introduces the broad spectrum of psychology, allowing students to dive deeper into the areas in which they are most interested.

The online BA of Psychology at CU CU Denver has a strong focus on psychological principles and research methods. Students will explore issues in the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences, and learn how to approach them from a psychological perspective. CU CU Denver's online BA in Psychology program focuses on experimental psychology, biopsychology, animal behavior, developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, personality, industrial/organizational psychology, and abnormal psychology. Additionally, you will be exposed to various research methods and inferential statistics. A degree in psychology is beneficial to students who are interested in a career in psychology as well as those interested in other fields. Graduates with a BA in Psychology are able to develop a working knowledge of psychological areas, apply psychological content and skill to meet professional goals, apply ethical standards to science, and professional practice, effectively write, speak and interact with others, and engage in science-based reasoning to interpret behaviors and solve problems. These skills are interchangeable and valuable in any industry, not just psychology. Additionally, many BA in Psychology graduates go on to study psychology or another field in graduate degree work. Whether you're interested in pursuing graduate level study in psychology or another area of study including social work, education, law, criminal justice, medicine, and health science, among others, a BA in Psychology can help you build a solid foundation to pursue your graduate education.
Program Description
The online BA of Psychology at CU CU Denver has a strong focus on psychological principles and research methods. Students will explore issues in the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences, and learn how to approach them from a psychological perspective. CU CU Denver's online BA in Psychology program focuses on experimental psychology, biopsychology, animal behavior, developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, personality, industrial/organizational psychology, and abnormal psychology. Additionally, you will be exposed to various research methods and inferential statistics. A degree in psychology is beneficial to students who are interested in a career in psychology as well as those interested in other fields. Graduates with a BA in Psychology are able to develop a working knowledge of psychological areas, apply psychological content and skill to meet professional goals, apply ethical standards to science, and professional practice, effectively write, speak and interact with others, and engage in science-based reasoning to interpret behaviors and solve problems. These skills are interchangeable and valuable in any industry, not just psychology. Additionally, many BA in Psychology graduates go on to study psychology or another field in graduate degree work. Whether you're interested in pursuing graduate level study in psychology or another area of study including social work, education, law, criminal justice, medicine, and health science, among others, a BA in Psychology can help you build a solid foundation to pursue your graduate education.

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