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The online Bachelor of Science in Psychology from LSU Alexandria allows students an affordable pathway to a rewarding career in people-oriented fields and provides the option to further pursue a psychology graduate degree or closely related degree program. Students gain a full perspective on a variety of psychology and behavioral management topics within the health, science, education, and business sectors. Students will also learn to gather, organize, analyze and interpret data. The program is delivered completely online.
When you join LSU Online, you join a family that makes sure that your needs are met. You will have a dedicated concierge assigned to you from the application process to graduation. They are here to offer support along the way so that you can focus on performance in your classes.
LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.
This program prepares professionals for roles as a social worker, teacher, psychiatric technician, correctional treatment specialist, counselor and more.
Our experienced faculty members are dedicated to providing top-quality education in a convenient online format. These are the same faculty that teach the on-campus courses and are actively engaged in helping students succeed.
LSUA ranked #10 on OnlineSchoolsReport.com's list of the Top 50 Most Affordable Online Colleges.
The Online BS in Psychology ranked #2 in the 2020 Most Affordable Online Psychology Degree Programs by EduRef.net.
The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For the BS in Psychology program, you are able to transfer up to 75% of previous credits.
Total credit hours: 120 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $291
Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,730
Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $34,920
Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Coach for the final program cost.
|ENGL 1001: English Composition||3|
|ENGL 1002: English Composition II||3|
|FIAR 1001: Introduction to Fine Arts||3|
|MATH 1021: College Algebra||3|
|MATH 1029: Contemporary Mathematics||3|
|BIOL 1001: General Biology I||3|
|BIOL 1002: General Biology II||3|
|PHSC 1001: Physical Science I||3|
|General Education Communication Studies||3|
|General Education History||3|
|General Education Social Sciences||6|
|General Education Humanities||3|
|Total Required Credit Hours||39|
|PSYC 2000: Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSYC 2525: Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences||3|
|PSYC 3001: Cultural Diversity||3|
|PSYC 3017: Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences||3|
|PSYC 3800: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Psychology||3|
|PSYC 4082 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSYC 4900: Senior Seminar in Psychology||3|
|PSYC 3140: Social Psychology OR PSYC 3081||3|
|PSYC 3032: Principles and Theories of Learning OR PSYC 4020: Tests and Measurements||3|
|PSYC 4017: Advanced Research Methods in the Social and Behavioral Sciences||3|
|PSYC 4060: Drugs and Behavior in Psychology OR PSYC 4034: Physiological Psychology||3|
|KINS 1600: Personal & Community Health OR KINS 3660: Stress Management||3|
|PSYC 2070: Developmental Psychology||3|
|Total Required Credit Hours||48|
|English Literature Elective or ENGL 3002: Technical Writing||3|
|Natural Science Lab Electives||2|
|Free Electives or Optional Minor||22|
|Total Required Credit Hours||33|
Note: Course substitutions will be considered. There are often multiple ways to complete degree requirements.
For university acceptance, first-time freshmen must meet the following criteria:
Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is designed to prepare students to secure employment in the 21st-century workforce in the fields of health, social services, education, business, or science. Job areas include employee relations, marketing, counseling, social services, banking, and public relations. Students interested in people oriented fields such as social services, business, and education will be well-served. The degree also provides a solid foundation for students interested in graduate study in psychology or a closely-related field (e.g., counseling, social work).
Student Learning Outcomes
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