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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.
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.
In this 100% online program, you can earn your degree on your time while balancing work, family, and other responsibilities.
This program prepares professionals for roles as a social worker, teacher, psychiatric technician, correctional treatment specialist, counselor and more.
LSUA ranked #3 on Best-Universities.net's list of the Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees for 2022.
Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $325
Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $9,750
Total cost with fees: $39,000
The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. Transfer credits may apply for up to 75% of degree requirements. Your academic advisor will work with you to determine if and how any prior college credits earned will apply toward your LSUA degree. For further information about the approval for transfer credits and other requirements, please visit this site.
LSU Online offers financial aid to those who qualify.
The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
|General Education||Credit Hours|
|ENGL 1001 English Composition||3|
|ENGL 1002 English Composition II||3|
|General Education Social Science||6|
|MATH 1021 College Algebra||3|
|General Education Mathematics||3|
|General Education Biology||3|
|General Education Natural Sciences||6|
|General Education Communication Studies||3|
|General Education Humanities||6|
|General Education History||3|
|Total Required Credit Hours||39|
|Core Major Courses||Credit Hours|
|PSYC 2000 Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSYC 3001 Cultural Diversity||3|
|PSYC 3800 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Psychology||3|
|PSYC 4082 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSYC 4900 Senior Seminar Psychology||3|
|PSYC 3030, 4030, or 4036||3|
|PSYC 2525 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences||4|
|PSYC 3017 Research Methodology||3|
|PSYC 2070, 2076, or 2078||3|
|Total Required Credit Hours||31|
|Concentration Courses||Credit Hours|
|PSYC 3032 or PSYC 4020||3|
|PSYC 3140 or PSYC 3081||3|
|PSYC 4060 or PSYC 4034||3|
|Total Required Credit Hours||18|
|Additional Requirements||Credit Hours|
|English Literature Elective or ENGL 3002 Technical Writing||3|
|Natural Science Lab Electives||2|
|Optional Minor or Free Electives||21|
|Total Required Credit Hours||32|
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
LSUA’s online psychology program helps students build their resumes with a top-ranked, affordable degree. The courses are flexible, 100% online, and taught by expert instructors. Additionally, the program can be finished within four years. Graduates will earn a diploma identical to the one given to students on-campus. LSUA offers several financial aid options to help students reach their goals without breaking their budgets.
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