Bachelor of Science in Psychology
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
- Psychology of Human Services, an emerging field at the intersection of psychology, health, and business
- Organizational and Community Leadership, an applied field, based in organizational and community psychology and business
- 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.
- 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 “C” 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.