Online Psychology Degree

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program is designed to provide students the opportunity to understand how psychological concepts and theories apply to everyday life, and build professional and leadership skills for the marketplace. This program may help you gain insight into leadership skills and managerial decision-making that can be applied across industries.

The Bachelor’s in Psychology:

  • Offers a general track or concentrations in consumer behavior and organizational behavior
  • Has CTU Fast Track exams available, a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
  • Is ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the fifth year in a row*

At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedule helps you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarship available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.

US News Best Online Programs 2019 - Bachelor's

* CTU’s Online Bachelor’s programs are ranked among the Best by U.S. News and World Report.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

CLASSES START

  • November 12, 2019
  • January 07, 2020
  • February 18, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

182

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online

Program Details

  • Program Overview

    The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is a 182-credit-hour program consisting of 66 credit hours of general education, 88 credit hours focused on the psychology core, and 28 elective credit hours. This program is only offered online.

    The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is designed to provide students real-world applications of psychological concepts and theories. The program is designed to foster analytical, interpersonal, and leadership skills. This program allows students to choose courses from a range of topics in psychology or choose a concentration in either organizational behavior or consumer behavior.

     

    This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification.  As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    COMS105 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
    or
    COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5
     
    COMS220 Critical Interpretation of Documentary Film 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
    HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
    MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5
    MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5
    PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5
    PSYC102 Introductory Psychology 4.5
    SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5
    SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5
    SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5
    SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5
    SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5
    SOCL202 Social Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Class 4.5
     
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    or
    HUMELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 66
    Courses: Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    BHVS205 Managerial Psychology 4
    BHVS215 Motivation and Emotion 4
    BHVS315 Interpersonal Communication and Dynamics 4
    BHVS316 Psychology and Mass Media 4
    BHVS320 Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data 4
    BHVS400 The Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity 4
    BHVS410 Positivist Psychology and Leadership 4
    HUMN400 Psychological Aspects of Cinema 4
    PSYC130 Group Dynamics 4
    PSYC210 Social Psychology 4
    PSYC310 Organizational Psychology 4
    PSYC315 Biological Foundations of Behavior: The Brain 4
    PSYC320 Theories of Personality 4
    PSYC337 Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace 4
    PSYC355 Learning and Cognition 4
    PSYC360 Psychological Tests and Measurements 4
    PSYC405 Psychology of Health and Well-Being in the Workplace 4
    PSYC426 Leadership 4
    PSYC498 Psychology Capstone 4
    RES305 Introduction to Social Science Research Methods 4
    RES310 Applied Research Methods in Psychology 4
    UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
    Total Credit Hours: 88
    Courses: Concentration
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ELE 24 credits from the Concentration Elective Choices 24
    PSYC499 Change and Emerging Trends in the Field of Psychology 4
    Total Credit Hours: 28
    Courses: Concentration Elective Choices
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CB450 Orientation to the Consumer Behavior Profession 4
    CB455 Marketing Management, Strategy, and Research 4
    CB460 Sales and Advertising 4
    CB465 The Psychology of Consumer Economic Behavior 4
    CB470 Consumer Behavior: The Individual 4
    CB475 Consumer Behavior: Groups and Society 4
    PSYC420 Communication and Interviewing Skills 4
    PSYC422 Community Psychology 4
    PSYC424 Diversity 4
    PSYC428 Neuroscience: The Brain 4
    PSYC434 Stress Management 4
    OB450 Orientation to the Organizational Behavior Profession 4
    OB455 Consulting Skills 4
    OB460 Creating Change in Individuals and Organizations 4
    OB465 Adult Learning: Corporate Training and Development 4
    OB470 Developing Human Resources 4
    OB475 Advanced OD Skills: Organization Interventions 4

    Total Credit Hours: 182

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