Course Summary

Course Description

The Becker College bachelor of arts in psychology program prepares students for entry-level positions or graduate study in the fields of education, health and human services, social work, counseling, criminal justice, and law. Employment of those who have one or more degrees in psychology is expected to grow through 2018, due to the increased demand for psychological services in schools, hospitals, health care centers, substance abuse clinics, mental health facilities, and more.

The Becker College psychology program provides students with an introductory understanding of how to successfully work with individuals who have mental and emotional problems. The broad-based core curriculum covers a variety of topics, including applied behavior analysis, counseling theory, forensic psychology, child development, and drug and alcohol addiction. Students in the psychology program will learn how people relate to each other and how to help improve those relationships.

Multiple internship opportunities in human service organizations are available, as are degree concentrations in early childhood education, applied behavior analysis, forensic psychology, and addictions counseling.

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