Azusa Pacific University System
Bachelor of Arts
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Preparation for a successful career using applied psychology requires a broad knowledge base in the major elements of psychological sciences. The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology degree equips students with professional knowledge and practical skills in general psychology and specialized emphasis areas. Students will study these psychological principles through a Christian worldview.
- Develop experiential, applicable, and practical approaches
- Integrate a Christian worldview
- Evaluate ethical behavior and decision making within the profession
- Utilize empirical, analytical, and inductive reasoning
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of methods, theories, and concepts in the field
The B.A. in Applied Psychology offers learners career opportunities in industries such as social services, government agencies, justice departments, nonprofits, and a variety of areas of ministry, along with the ability to advance to graduate education. The job possibilities range from child welfare liaison, probation officer, and adolescent residential care counselor to Christian camp counselor and corrections officer.
A concentration is similar to a minor, but more integrated and with no extra units added to the degree. Each program allows you to choose a concentration to sharpen your skills and specialize in a focused area of study.
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