Psychology Courses

100% Online Accredited Degree Program

The online Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program provides professionals with specialized skills that will help them to advance their career.

Online Psychology Courses

General Education Core Requirements (in semester hours):

To graduate from King University with a baccalaureate degree, all students must have earned a total of 30 semester hours of common experience and general education including:

Common Experience:

  • RELG 1001 Foundations of Christian Thought and Practice (4 s.h.)

General Education Experience:
Students must select at least one course from each of the following categories:

  • Citizenship (4 s.h.)
  • English Composition (4 s.h.)
  • Human Creative Products (4 s.h.)
  • Quantitative Literacy (4 s.h.)
  • Science (4 s.h.)
  • Additional General Education Hours (6 s.h.)

Psychology Program Prerequisite

  • PSYC 1520 General Psychology (4 s.h.)

Core Courses Required:

  • PSYC 3000 Social Psychology (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 3040 Cognitive Psychology (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 3050 Lifespan Human Development (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 3100 Statistics for the Social Sciences (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 3150 Research Methods and Measurements (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 3200 Individual Research Project (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 4000 Theories of Personality (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 4050 Abnormal Psychology (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 4100 Theories of Counseling (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 4150 Group Dynamics (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 4200 Intro to Christian Counseling (4 s.h.)
  • PSYC 4250 Applied Psychology (4 s.h.)

Degree format: 100% ONLINE

PSYC 1520 General Psychology will be required for those who have not had the course and will be taken online concurrently with the first course of the program. The Major Field Achievement Test (MFAT) must be taken during the last semester prior to graduation.

To graduate from King University, students must accumulate at least 124 semester hours (48 of which must be completed at King University).

Undergraduate Transfer Credit

Credits from previously attended colleges or universities will be evaluated based on institutional accreditation, level, content, quality, comparability and degree of program relevance and those accepted will be applied to the new degree being sought, up to a maximum of 76 semester hours.

However, the University will grant semester-hour equivalence only for transfer work with a grade of C- or better, and only work with grades of C- or better will apply toward graduation requirements. Students may submit up to 16 semester hours of prior major coursework for transfer consideration.

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