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Bachelor of Arts inPsychology

The mind is complex, and motivates human behavior and personal development. Gain a deeper understanding of psychology concepts and applications through Concordia University, St. Paul’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Students with an interest in social behaviors and investigative research will find fulfillment in Concordia University, St. Paul’s psychology program. The Bachelor’s in Psychology degree provides a solid educational foundation for continued education in graduate programs.



Area of Study: Psychology & Family Studies

  • Next Start Date: 01/12/2016
  • Start Time: 7-8 p.m. CST
  • Credit Hours: 44
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

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Curriculum Overview


The 44-credit hour program takes a contemporary approach to psychology methods and prepares students for a modern health environment through comprehensive and rigorous curriculum as well as a 12-credit hour internship that offers practical field experience. Students can complete the courses in seven weeks for an accelerated learning experience that puts you on track for career advancement sooner.

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Course Name
  • Introduction to Psychology4
  • Lifespan Developmental Psy4
  • Research Meth/Stats Appl4
  • Introduction to Counseling4
  • Cognition, Learn & Memory4
  • Abnormal Psychology4
  • Social Psychology4
  • Intro to Personality Theories4
  • Psychology Internship1
PSY-101 - Introduction to Psychology

This course introduces the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Psychological, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, psychodynamic and social-cultural perspectives are explored. Topics such as scientific method, statistical reasoning, neuroscience, learning, cognitive processes, development, psychological adjustment, therapy, social psychology, diversity and community are studied.

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  2. Final and official transcripts from all previous institutions attended
    * If you have attended a MNSCU college or university we also ask that you provide an official accompanying DARS or MnTC goal area worksheet.  Concordia accepts completed goal areas.* If you have less than 20 college credits completed, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as any college level courses you have taken.
  3. Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below.  Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via mail, email or fax. Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).
    • What has led you to pursue your undergraduate degree?
    • What are your long term personal and professional goals?

*128 credits need to be completed to earn bachelor’s degree

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling in an adult undergraduate program must have access to a computer that meets Concordia University’s technology requirements. Contact Concordia’s Help Desk at or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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Career Potential

  • Business
  • Community Education
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Human Resources
  • Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Social Services
  • Youth Education


Tuition and Financial Aid Information

Concordia University, St. Paul online provides an affordable educational choice for adult learners. Concordia online offers program credits at a competitive rate.

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