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Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Psychology is the study of the human mind and its attendant mental processes with a focus on how they influence human behavior. A Psychology degree at King provides insight into the many ways these processes interact and affect the individual as well as society, including:

  • Cutting Edge Research
  • Mental Health
  • Public Policy
  • Public Opinion
  • Human Experience
  • Current Events

Why choose Psychology at King?

This program provides a full survey of courses designed to learn about each aspect of psychology and the theories and research imgbehind it. In addition, the program and mix of courses will be beneficial to those entering the field upon graduation or those beginning graduate school. Our program prepares students to:

  • Make the connection between theory, research, and practice
  • Understand and use evidence-based practices in personal and work situations
  • Focus on change and growth within contemporary society
  • Fulfill the mission of King University by building meaningful lives of achievement and cultural transformation in Christ by recognizing and implementing an advanced understanding of the world around us.

Some of the classes you will take:

PSYC 3000: Social Psychology

PSYC 3050: Lifespan Development

PSYC 3040: Cognitive Psychology

PSYC 3150: Research Methods

PSYC 4000: Theories of Personality

PSYC 4050: Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 4250: Applied Psychology


What can you do with a degree in Psychology?

The mental health field is one of the nation’s largest employers and has better than average job growth expected in the next several years (Bureau of Labor Statistics). This degree will prepare individuals for entry level positions in the mental health field, including:

Academic Counselor

Case Worker

Child Care Worker

College Admissions Officer

Correctional Treatment Specialist

Crisis Counselor

Employment Recruiter

Human Resources Advisor

Police Officer

Public Opinion Surveyor

Psychiatric Aide

Recreational Therapist

Research Assistant

Youth Counselor

What are King Psychology graduates doing now?

  • Graduate Student
  • Behavior Liaison
  • Counselor
  • Incident Manager
  • Student Support Specialist

Psychology Coursework

To view all required courses for a B.S. in Psychology please click here.

For Psychology course descriptions please click here. 


Laptop Requirement

The Psychology program requires a laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or later, and wireless and webcam capability.


Accreditation

For information about accreditation click here.

Program Locations

Kingsport

Knoxville Area

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