Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology
The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology from Belhaven provides a foundation of knowledge in the major subfields of psychology and prepares students for future study and work in this field.
This psychology major will introduce all students to the study of human behavior and mental processes within a Christian context and will develop the students' abilities to understand and to apply psychology. Many degrees in psychology are founded solely on secular principles, but Belhaven incorporates the biblical worldview into its coursework. Psychology classes include everything from research, applied and social psychology and counseling theory to statistics for the behavioral sciences, abnormal psychology and theories of personality.COURSE DESCRIPTIONS COURSE SCHEDULE
The bachelor in psychology degree from Belhaven can lead to rewarding and purposeful jobs like: child protection worker, director of volunteer services, group home coordinator, veterans' advisor, case worker, family service worker, social service director, affirmative action officer, drug/substance abuse counselor, residential youth counselor, community relations officer, program manager, rehabilitation advisor, counselor aide, mental retardation unit manager and hospital patient service.
|Course #||Course Name||Credits|
|PSY243||Human Growth and Development||3|
|PSY331||Theories of Personality||3|
|PSY332||Learning & Memory||3|
|PSY340||Counseling Theory and Techniques||3|
|PSY355||Introduction to Psychological Research||3|
|PSY461||Psychology from a Christian Perspective||3|
|PSY420||Crosscultural / International Psychology||3|
|Must pick 2 out of 4 electives|
|PSY342||Psychology for the Exceptional Child||3|
|PSY343||Helping Children and Adolescents||3|
|PSY442||Psychology of Health and Well-Being||3|