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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

(B.A. in Psychology)

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is designed to prepare students to serve in a multitude of human service fields. This degree program will provide students an understanding of Psychology, the Bible and preparation for graduate studies. The program requires 120 credit hours for graduation with required coursework in Biblical, Theological, Professional and General Studies. In addition, students have the option to choose a minor of concentration which requires 12 credit hours for its completion.

Learning Objectives

Students will...

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the entire Bible.
  • Gain skills in adequately interpreting Scripture.
  • Model a lifestyle of Christian character.
  • Be proficient in the foundations of psychology.
  • Display competent skills for graduate level coursework by successful research and writing.
  • Complete practical ministry requirements outside the classroom.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of General Studies from a biblical perspective.
Breakdown of Credit Hours
Biblical & Theology 30 credit hours
General Studies 39 credit hours
Major Requirements: Psychology  39 credit hours
Electives 12 credit hours
TOTAL 120 credit hours

Carver offers degree programs in Biblical Studies, Psychology and Business Administration that prepare students to serve in over 150 occupations:

BA Biblical Studies
BA Psychology
BS Business Administration
AA Biblical Studies
Certificate Biblical Studies

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BA in Psychology Track Credit Hours

Fall Semester

1st Year

BIB 101 Bible Study Methods I 3
CFS100 Freshman Seminar 1.5
ENG 100 Basic Research Skills 3
ENG 101 English I 3
OTB 101 Old Testament Survey 3
PTE 100 Spiritual Formation 3
Semester Credits 16.5

2nd Year

HIS 201 Ancient History 3
MAT 101 College Mathematics 3
OTB 201 Pentateuch 3
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
THE 201 Bibliology / Theology Proper 3
Semester Credits 15

3rd Year

PSY 301 Human Growth and Dev. 3
PSY 302 Child Psychology 3
MUS 102 Music Appreciation 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Elective 3
Semester Credits 15

4thYear

CSG 301 Intro to Biblical Counseling 3
PSY 401 Assessment & Appraisal 3
PTE 399 Field Education I 1.5
SOC 201 Interpersonal Communication 3
  Elective 3
     
Semester Credits 13.5

Spring Semester

1st Year

BIB 102 Bible Study Methods II 3
ENG 102 English II 3
NTB 101 New Testament Survey 3
PTE 101 Evangelism & Discipleship 3
SCI 101 General Science 3
     
Semester Credits 15

2nd Year

HIS 202 Modern History 3
NTB 201 Gospel and Acts 3
PED 200 Fitness for Life 3
THE 202 Christology, Pneumatology 3
PSY 202 Abnormal Psychology 3
Semester Credits 15

3rd Year

ENG 302 Public Speaking Skills 3
PSY 303 Adolescent Psychology 3
PSY 305 Personality Assessment 3
SOC 301 Introduction to Human Services 3
  Elective 3
Semester Credits 15

4thYear

CSS400 Senior Seminar 1.5
PHI 401 Philosophy 3
PTE 400 Field Education II 1.5
PSY402 Research Methods & Statistics 3
SOC 305 Marriage & Family Studies 3
  Elective 3
Semester Credits 15