The undergraduate psychology program at Palm Beach Atlantic University will educate you
in the content and methods of various sub-specialty areas of scientific psychology,
and will critically evaluate them from a Christian perspective.
The Christian focus of the department will enable you to investigate the full range
of secular psychology. The department presents the secular and biblical aspects of
psychology in an integrative manner. The faculty is also committed to ongoing efforts
to be informed of current developments and trends in psychology. You will be encouraged
to examine the relationship between psychology and other disciplines, as well as, encouraged
to pursue professional and graduate level education.
“PBA provided me a strong foundation and support system to get through any work-related
experience. The faculty helped me develop as a professional, instilling in me important
values, knowledge and work ethic.” Jenna McMorrow '16
What Can I Do With This Degree?
As a student in the School of Arts & Sciences, you’ll find a rich array of programs—from
creative writing and philosophy to mathematics and the sciences—all of which are delivered
with a Christian worldview. And you’ll discover opportunities that could include studying
marine wildlife in the Galapagos, the Atlantic or the Everglades; interning at a Fortune
500 company; or exploring the ancient architecture of Rome. On any given day as a
student in the School of Arts & Sciences you may find yourself:
Presenting research at a national psychology conference
Analyzing polling data as an intern for a candidate for Congress
Studying sea turtles in the Atlantic
Participating in exciting educational trips, including to the Galapagos or the Everglades.
Supporting the computer network for one of West Palm Beach’s Fortune 500 companies
Publishing a story in PBA’s literary journal Living Waters Review
Walking the stages of London’s renowned theatres
Enhancing your knowledgeand skills through clubs and organizations, like the Mathematics Club or the Marine