The purpose of the 120-hour Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program is to prepare students for employment and service in a variety of people-helping professions and for further study in graduate school. Graduates will think about human behavior scientifically from a Biblical/Christian perspective, developing an appreciation for the uniqueness of the individual and a desire to apply learning by serving others. the B.S. in Psychology program is an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA) Psychology Department Program for undergraduate psychology programs.
Students who successfully complete the requirements for a degree in psychology will develop the following competencies: (1) Develop an understanding of the scientific principles of the social sciences including research design, methodology and statistical analysis; (2) Critically evaluate empirical support for psychological findings and understand how psychology can be applied to make informed judgments to strengthen the individual and community; (3) Develop insights into, and understand the relationship between psychology and Biblical teaching; and (4) Appreciate the diversity and uniqueness of the individual and develop a compassionate character and desire to serve others.
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Course Offerings (Psychology)
R. Jay Kidwell, Ph.D.