About

This broad major intends to orient you to psychology as a whole. Students will learn about the science of mind and behavior, individual and group behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. This major relies heavily on exploring various theories while looking at new research and techniques. The program instructs students in psychological principles and methods, provides the knowledge and skills required at the graduate level, and offers the background needed to prepare for careers in possible professions as diverse as medicine, law, business, education, human resources, and others.

Psychology Online Degree Program

The Psychology degree program is available online. Online programs have the same content and curriculum as traditional on-campus programs. All coursework, including lectures, assignments, and exams, is available through the Canvas online learning system.

Online programs are asynchronous, which means there are no specific times you must be online. Professors and other instructors are available during virtual “office hours” for discussion. The programs are designed to allow you to focus on two courses in eight-week terms.

As an online student, you may be eligible to transfer credits from other accredited colleges. Learn more about our online program admission requirements.

Related Occupations

Related occupations include rehabilitation counselor, school counselor, social services director, parole officer, residential counselor, substance abuse counselor, psychiatric technician, licensed psychologist, college professor, human resources manager,  data scientist, or human services employee.

Fast Facts

  • A Bachelor of Science degree will prepare students for graduate school or immediate employment after graduation.
  • Recent graduates have been accepted into graduate programs in mental health counseling, industrial/organizational psychology, and special education.
  • Opportunities to engage in research with professors and travel to local, regional, and national conferences.
  • Opportunities to get involved with the Psychology Club and Psi Chi (Honors Society in Psychology).

Requirement Notes

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (15 credit hours)
  4. One Mathematics Course, choosing from MA115 or above, except MA200 (3 credit hours)
  5. One Developmental Course, choose from PS204 or PS320 (3 credit hours)
  6. One Social Course, choose from PS303 or PS307 (3 credit hours)
  7. One Clinical Course, choose from PS306 or PS309 (3 credit hours)
  8. One Biological Course, choose from PS310 or PS314 (3 credit hours) 
  9. One History Course, choose from PS400 or PS407 (3 credit hours)
  10. One Cognitive course, choose from PS305 or PS311 (3 credit hours)
  11. Four additional Psychology elective courses from any PS course (12 credit hours)

* This major includes one AWE course (3 credit hours)

Note: A grade of "C" or better must be earned in all Psychology coursework is required for the degree.

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