Psychology, B.S.

Bachelor of Science

School of Arts & Sciences

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. 
 

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“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?

  • Career Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Psychiatric Technician

Program Details 

Distinctively PBA 

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 tripsincluding to the Galapagos or the Everglades.
  • Supporting the computer network for one of West Palm Beach’s Fortune 500 companies
  • Analyzing DNA
  • Publishing a story in PBA’s literary journal Living Waters Review
  • Walking the stages of London’s renowned theatres
  • Enhancing your knowledge and skills through clubs and organizations, like the Mathematics Club or the Marine Biology Club

Courses 

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog

Tuition & Fees

PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year and 97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid. 

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