Bachelor of Science in Psychology

What's New for Fall 2016?

Our General Concentration will be offered at Camden Center!

  • Our General Concentration emphasis on basic and applied research and preparation for continued education at the graduate level is now more convenient to Camden County residents than ever before!
  • Advancements in distance-learning technology are enabling us for the first time to offer the full complement of courses in the General Concentration at Camden Center.
  • Courses will be available completely on-site, completely on-line, live-streamed in real time between the Brunswick campus and Camden Center, and in the "hybrid" (combination of on-site and on-line) format.
  • This fall Dr. Drew will be teaching Psychology of Adjustment at Camden Center, Dr. Culley will be live-streaming Community Psychology between the Brunswick campus and Camden Center, and Dr. Pope is excited to be teaching his Personality Theories course (also live-streamed between Brunswick and Camden Center).

Our Human Services Concentration is Now Offered Completely On-line!

  • Beginning this fall, it will be possible to complete a CCGA Psychology degree completely on-line.
  • Our Human Services concentration has been redesigned to be more convenient than ever!
  • New course offerings include an on-line Research Methods course specifically for Human Services majors, as well as a new Behavior Analysis course to open up even more career possibilities!
  • We're also offering an elective Psychology Internship for the first time ever!

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is designed for students who want to make a difference in the lives of others or prepare for careers emphasizing basic or applied research.

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Contemporary psychology is an interdisciplinary field with many pathways to careers that range from service to improve the well-being of individuals and the social health of communities to academic research and teaching.

The Psychology Program at CCGA offers career paths for service-minded individuals interested in improving lives and communities, and academic-minded individuals inclined toward basic or applied research.

Psychology Program Mission

The CCGA BS in Psychology program will prepare students for service and/or academic careers with a rigorous program of study in the science of psychology, including the theory, research, and quantitative methods of both basic and applied psychology.

The Psychology Program Offers Three Concentrations

  1. Psychology of Human Services, an emerging field at the intersection of psychology, health, and business
  2. Organizational and Community Leadership, an applied field, based in organizational and community psychology and business
  3. General Psychology, a traditional baccalaureate program of study in preparation for graduate work

Why Psychology at Coastal Georgia?

A Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the SACS-accredited College of Coastal Georgia will position you to fulfill your dreams.

Our psychology students learn with outstanding faculty who are respected scholars, experienced instructors and are committed to student success.

Our distinctive program consists of an innovative curriculum and encourages students to integrate their own interests with course work and community service. The program culminates in a capstone project that serves as a springboard into the workforce or graduate study.

Program Requirements

  • Completion of Psychology area F courses with a grade C or better
  • Completion of the required upper division psychology courses and capstone course with a ā€œCā€ or better.
  • 2.0 GPA required for graduation.
  • Excepting capstone courses instructors at their discretion and with notification to the department chair may, in appropriate circumstances, waive individual course pre-requisites and co-requisite requirements on a case-by-case basis. Psychology majors can be allowed to walk in graduation following completion of the capstone course with the proper administrative approvals including notification of the VPAA, dean and department chair only if they have six credit hours or less of elective non-ETS related psychology courses yet to be completed in their programs.

For more information

Ms. Hope Cassada
Department Coordinator, Department of Social Sciences
912.279.5877
hcassada@ccga.edu

Dr. Brian Pope
Chair, Department of Social Sciences
912.279.5883
bpope@ccga.edu

Dr. Carla Bluhm
912.279.5884
cbluhm@ccga.edu

Dr. Marci Culley
912.279.5887
mculley@ccga.edu

Dr. Karen Hambright
912.279.5877
khambright@ccga.edu

Dr. Kimberly Mannahan
912.279.5889
kmannahan@ccga.edu

Dr. Charlsie Myers
912.279.5964
912.510.3373
cmyers@ccga.edu

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