Bachelor of Science

Psychology

(iLynn)

As you're working towards your Bachelor's in Psychology from Lynn, you can participate alongside faculty in their research. You can have your work published in academic journals. You can travel around the country to speak at regional and national conferences.

You can become an expert in your field.

These opportunities are the kinds of things usually reserved for graduate students—but at Lynn, you can do it all while earning your Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

Starting with the basics, you’ll grasp the foundational concepts of psychology and the art of counseling. You’ll apply theoretical knowledge in every class, and you’ll work with psychologists and agencies within the community to get a full understanding of the field.

Our psychology degree will equip you with the writing, research, communication and quantitative skills you’ll need to enter any field of psychology.

Request information about the Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Or, if you’re ready, apply now.

This degree is available online, on campus or any combination of both.

Bachelor's in Psychology: Curriculum

The curriculum at Lynn gets a lot of attention for being innovative and future-focused. Instead of taking prerequisite classes for your entire first year, you can start studying the subjects that interest you right away.

And as a psychology major you’ll research a range of topics, with specific courses including:

PSY 250: Developmental Psychology
Explore human development from birth to old age through the study of developmental processes and theories spanning physical, cognitive, social, psychological, linguistic and moral development. Learn how development continues throughout your life, and how these processes affect human behavior.

PSY 260: Personality Theory
Investigate the major theories surrounding the composition and determinants of human personality. Cover theories from self and self-actualization to social learning and psychoanalytic theories. 

PSY 370: Abnormal Psychology
Research a range of maladaptive behavior patterns—including neuroses and psychosociological disorders, personality disorders, affective disorders, schizophrenia and paranoia—as well as the therapeutic procedures used to treat such patterns. 

PSY 460: Experimental Psychology
Study and discuss the steps in conducting research and the main research designs commonly used in psychology. Then enter a laboratory setting to coordinate observational, experimental or quasi-experimental studies yourself. 

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Bachelor's in Psychology: Career opportunities

Your new degree will give you access to impressive career opportunities—many more than we could ever hope to list. Still, we’ve created this short sampling of careers you might pursue starting with this degree:

  • Counselor
  • Social researcher
  • Testing and assessment specialist
  • Crisis worker
  • Rehabilitation services specialist

We’re happy to help you set and reach your career goals. At Lynn, all students enjoy free career planning services.

Last modified: Apr. 27, 2015