Online Bachelor's Degree in Psychology Courses

Anna Maria College's 120-credit online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology includes 15 major courses. In addition to psychology coursework, some general education courses are required, many of which may be transferred in from previous academic experience. Contact a program manager for complete details.

As a student, you will learn in a flexible, 100% online format ideal for working adults with busy schedules. We've designed the bachelor's degree in psychology courses to deliver field-driven approaches through a curriculum aligned with American Psychological Association standards. Depending on transfer credits, you can complete your program in two to four years.

Core courses explore topics essential for both direct practice and graduate-level study, such as experimental psychology, human development, social and cultural psychology, personality theory and research. You will complete an internship in your local community to gain hands-on experience and make connections in the field – our dedicated placement coordinator will help you find the right setting for your academic and professional goals. Anna Maria also offers extracurricular engagement through our Psychology Club, where you can interact with and learn from other psychology students. 

Program Outcomes

When you finish your online bachelor's degree in psychology, you will be able to:

  • Describe key psychological concepts and principles and apply these psychological concepts to yourself and to society.
  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena and demonstrate information literacy by designing, conducting and interpreting psychological research.
  • Apply ethical standards to psychological science and to clinical practice.
  • Exhibit effective communication through writing and presentation skills.
  • Apply psychological content to specific professional skills and career goals such as getting into graduate school, working as a research assistant or preparing for a career in human services.

Required Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
PSY 101General Psychology3
PSY 202Advanced General Psychology3
PSY 210Research in the Social World3
PSY 222History & Systems of Psychology3
PSY 250Applied Statistics3
PSY 327Experimental Psychology3
PSY 348Neuropsychology3
HMS 490Senior Seminar3
PSY 499Internship Seminar3
One Developmental Psychology CoursePSY 207 Child Development or
PSY 215 Adolescent Development or
PSY 217 Lifespan Development
One Clinical Psychology CoursePSY 306 Abnormal Psychology or
PSY 313 Personality Theory
One Sociocultural Psychology CoursePSY 322 Social Psychology or
PSY 324 Cultural Psychology
ElectivesThree Upper-Level Elective Courses9


Transfer Credits

We accept up to 75 transfer credits into the B.A. in Psychology program. Transferring in your previously earned credits can help you save time and money by finishing your degree faster.

You can learn more about the online psychology degree by calling us at 877-265-3201 to speak with one of our program managers about a personalized evaluation of your transcripts.

Get Started Today

Take the next step in achieving your personal and professional goals. Click here to learn more or call 877-265-3201 to speak with a program manager.