• Psychology

    Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology

    Charleston | Online


    PsychologyThe Psychology program at the University of Charleston helps students understand the operation of behavior and mental processes or organisms, appreciate psychology as a discipline, a science, and a profession, and acquire skills necessary for advanced study or work within the discipline.

    Mission Statement

    The Psychology Program prepares the student:

    • For advanced study in psychology or a related field that leads to professional employment (productive work)
    • To be an effective, productive and critical producer and consumer of research (enlightened living)
    • To be a contributing member of their profession and actively involved in their community (community involvement)
    • UC Offers:
      • Two-track program: Bachelor of Sciences (BS) - offered exclusively in-seat at Charleston -- prepares students for graduate study; Bachelor of Arts (BA) - offered in-seat and online - prepares students who plan to pursue work immediately following graduation.
      • Strong program emphasis on quantitative and qualitative research methods and experimental design
      • Opportunities to present student research to state, regional, and national audiences
      • Internships and service-learning experiences with non-profit, medical, and criminal justice system agencies
      • Program structure enables interested students to pursue a double major