Jun 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Southeastern University - Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Southeastern University - Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Bachelor of Science, Psychology (Partner Sites)

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The Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree provides students with fundamentals in psychological and integration principles. Topics of study include personality, development, abnormal psychology, research methods, and more. Students will learn to incorporate their Christian faith into their work and prepare for paraprofessional fields that require a psychology or behavioral science degree. In addition, they will participate in supervised field experience and conduct and report empirical research in the field. This degree is also ideal for a student considering pursuing a master’s degree in a helping profession such as counseling. This online program is a total of 123 credit hours: 56 credit hours for Foundational Core courses, and 41 credit hours of psychology major core courses, 9 credit hours of psychology electives, and 17 credit hours of general electives.
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is designed for students who plan to enter more directly into the career world. The objectives of this program are expressed as follows:
  1. To give students a basic foundation in psychological and integrational principles.
  2. To assist students in the integration of sound psychology and their Christian faith.
  3. To prepare students to serve where counseling and human relations are essential functions.
  4. To prepare students for a number of paraprofessional fields requiring a psychology or behavioral science degree.
  5. To prepare students for graduate programs necessary to enter their professions.
A minimum of a master’s degree is required at the entry level into the field of professional psychology and counseling. The Bachelor of Science degree will prepare one for a number of paraprofessional areas.

Foundational Core - 56 Credit Hours

Intellectual and Practical Skills - 15 Hours

Engaging Human Culture and the Natural World - 19 Hours

Humanities Elective (select one):

Literature Elective:

Behavioral Science Elective:

Social Science Elective:

Natural Science Elective:

General Electives - 20 Credit Hours

General Electives are any courses that do not satisfy any specific course requirements of your program and which you have not previously taken.  

Total Program Hours - 121 Credit Hours

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the student to read, review, and fulfill the requirements and total hours of this degree audit for their applicable degree.

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