In the B.S. in Psychology program, you’ll analyze the variables affecting human behavior to examine both individual and collective dynamics.

Degree Program Details

An overview of what we offer, what you’ll learn, and how to get started.

Course Highlights

  • Research Methods
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Human Development
  • The Human Brain
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Theories of Personality, Cognition and Learning or Abnormal Psychology
  • Social Psychology, Society and the Individual or Dynamics of Family Relationships
  • Major Electives
  • Integrative: Psychology

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Students will

  • Differentiate and critically analyze biological, psychological, social, cultural and contextual constructs that provide an understanding of human behavior within a global world view, and communicate this knowledge effectively.
  • Compare and contrast theoretical assumptions underlying disciplines of behavioral sciences.
  • Use computer technology, as well as quantitative and scientific reasoning, to function as informed consumers of behavioral science research.
  • Analyze human behavior using theories and concepts that focus on both individual dynamics and group and system dynamics.
  • Apply ethical principles that guide and inform the conduct of research and clinical practice.
  • Apply behavioral science concepts, principles, skills and methods.
  • Regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
  • Available fully online with select on campus courses.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report for our online bachelor’s degrees.
  • 84% of our students are transfer students. Making the most of your transfer credits is our specialty.
  • Career counseling is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options.
  • Faculty who are subject matter experts that share their real-world expertise to help you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career.
Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis, offering the opportunity to begin studies at Granite State College at any term during the year. Admission is granted to students who earned a high school diploma, completed a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency. Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC.

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Your Prior and Current Learning Counts

Many of our students can demonstrate college-level knowledge gained from military, workplace and volunteer-based training, and experiences. We are expert at helping students demonstrate learning and earning academic credit.

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Career Outlook

Employment for this field is projected to grow because of increased demand for psychological services in schools, hospitals, social service agencies, mental health centers, and substance abuse treatment clinics. Those with extensive training in quantitative research methods and computer science may gain a competitive edge. Jobs that focus on research, data collection, and analysis exist at schools, universities, government, rehabilitation centers, and other private companies.