B.A. in Psychology Online

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree is designed for students who want to understand the scientific and research basis for the many diverse fields within psychology. Defined as the “scientific study of the mind and behavior” Rowan’s respected and popular Psychology program follows the American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines for the undergraduate Psychology Major, which strives to make students “psychologically-literate citizens.” Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared to enter a broad spectrum of fields including human services (caseworker, social worker), sales and marketing (customer service, human resources) and community activism (non-profits). Students may also choose to pursue a graduate program in a variety of disciplines and sub-disciplines in Psychology and related fields. To learn more about this program as an alumni or student of a Rowan College partner, please refer here.

Curriculum

Rowan University requires the completion of 120 semester hours (30 s.h. must be at Rowan University) of approved general education and major coursework in order to graduate with a bachelor’s degree. The B.A. in Psychology degree completion program  provides students with 33 of the required semester hours. It is possible to complete the program in approximately 4 to 5 consecutive semesters.

Coursework

The following courses make up the B.A. in Psychology Online program. The courses listed here are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Section Tally.

Required Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
PSY 01107 Essentials of Psychology 3
PSY 01106 Psychology of Scientific Thinking 3
PSY 02257 Psychology as a Profession and Practice 3
PSY 05206 Social Psychology 3
PSY 09305 Developmental Psychopathology 3
PSY 07201 Research Methods in Psychology 3
PSY 09560 Lifespan Development 3
PSY 02310 Learning and Behavior 3
PSY 07202 Statistics in Psychology 3
PSY 10315 Physiological Psychology 3
PSY 01329 Health Psychology 3

In addition to the courses listed above up to 27 additional credits may be required. This will be determined upon review of transfer credit.

Total Program Semester Hours: 60

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Associate’s Degree or 24 semester hours of transferable college credits

  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the B.A. in Psychology Online program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring 2019 01/22/2019 11/01/2018
Fall 2019 08/27/2019 07/01/2019

Tuition & Costs

Rate Fees Per Semester Hour
$470 -- $470