Do You Enjoy Working With Others? Can You Cope With Stress? If so, earning a degree in psychology may be right for you. Point University’s online psychology courses help students develop their knowledge of human behavior along with sociology, research, statistics, and writing skills. Most importantly, a degree in psychology is versatile and can serve as a great foundation for many careers.

The Psychology Major provides an undergraduate knowledge base and foundational skills for careers in academia, research, and various helping professions, such as behavioral health agencies, education, human resources, law enforcement, and social services. It also prepares students for graduate studies in Psychology and related fields. Coursework included in the Psychology Major aligns with the content areas of the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE) developed by the National Board for Certified Counselors.

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Do You Enjoy Working With Others? Can You Cope With Stress? If so, earning a degree in psychology may be right for you. Point University’s online psychology courses help students develop their knowledge of human behavior along with sociology, research, statistics, and writing skills. Most importantly, a degree in psychology is versatile and can serve as a great foundation for many careers.

The Psychology Major provides an undergraduate knowledge base and foundational skills for careers in academia, research, and various helping professions, such as behavioral health agencies, education, human resources, law enforcement, and social services. It also prepares students for graduate studies in Psychology and related fields. Coursework included in the Psychology Major aligns with the content areas of the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE) developed by the National Board for Certified Counselors.

Program Goals

Equip students with a theoretical foundation for understanding issues in psychology and related fields.

  • Students explain major elements of the psychological, physiological, developmental, and spiritual make-up of human beings.
  • Students compare and contrast the varieties of theories and techniques employed in psychology, sociology, and counseling.
  • Students integrate psychological and sociological theory with biblical and theological insights. (Alongside the Psychology Major, the following interdisciplinary course from the General Education Core also supports this learning objective: THEO 405 Christ, Culture & Career.)
  • Students distinguish between healthy and unhealthy patterns in the life, work, and ethics of professional helpers.

Equip students with basic skills and professional attitudes pertinent to psychology and helping professions.

  • Students demonstrate an integration of personal strengths and the application of professional standards and principles for helpers.
  • Students demonstrate effective listening and other basic counseling skills utilized in helping relationships.
  • Students analyze and utilize scholarly research to explore contemporary issues in psychology, sociology, and related fields.
POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS
  • Healthcare Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Career Counselor
  • Market Researcher
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