Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Psychology helps us to understand behavior, thoughts and feelings—our own and those of others. We can use what we learn in psychology to help us improve relationships and understand ourselves as well as others.
Research done by psychologists has had tremendous impact on the way that we live and the quality of our lives. Thanks to research originated by psychologists, we know that babies do better when they’re touched, massaged and held. This knowledge, when applied to premature babies, has allowed them to respond and go home more quickly.
These are just a few of the many opportunities available to people with degrees in psychology. Cal U offers a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology —general psychology. Our program provides training in the theories and practices of psychology, combined with a liberal arts background. We also offer a minor in psychology.
The general psychology concentration focuses on normal and abnormal human and animal behavior and the psychological, social and biological processes related to that behavior. It prepares you to be a professional in the field of psychology, a calling that requires you to apply special knowledge, abilities and skills in order to solve human problems.
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After earning her B.A. in psychology (‘98) and her M.S. in counselor education (’00), Becky S. Karluk became a guidance counselor with the Central Greene School District in Waynesburg, Pa., where she is responsible for 600 students in grades 6-8. She is also responsible for all student records, both regular education and special education, as well as all state and achievement testing.