2014-2015 College Catalog 
    Apr 16, 2024  
2014-2015 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Major, B.A./B.S.

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General Information:

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

The psychology department prepares students to evaluate psychology concepts from a biblically informed Christian Worldview, to be intelligent consumers of research, and to possess pre-professional knowledge and skills. A balanced curriculum brings together the theoretical and practical dimensions of psychology through experiential courses and opportunities for community-based internships.

The major objectives are for students to: 1). Demonstrate a practical working knowledge of the science and profession of psychology, 2). Investigate psychological concepts in light of a biblically informed Christian worldview in order to more effectively serve Christ and their community, and 3). Obtain a foundation in psychology sufficient for further professional training or graduate work in such fields as counseling, clinical psychology, criminal justice, social services, or school counseling.


A comprehensive exam is required during the first semester of the senior year.

Additional Psychology courses may be assessed as a result of the exam.

General Education course option specified by the psychology major:

Recommended for all majors:

Credit is given in a psychology major or minor for the following course:


Any student interested in psychology is encouraged to join the Christian Psychology Club.

Qualified psychology majors are encouraged to join Psi Chi - The National Honor Society in Psychology after completing their first successful nine hours of psychology. More information on Psi Chi can be found in the catalog under Students Honor Societies.

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