To earn a degree, students must complete the curriculum and meet other requirements for a degree listed in the academic policy section of this catalog.
Bachelor of Arts in Family Studies
The of the family studies program is to prepare students for (a) professional careers in a variety of human service areas including child and family services, community mental health, consumer affairs, county and state extension, family life and parent education, and gerontology services; (b) leadership roles in church, school, and community; (c) effective functioning within families; and (d) graduate education.
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The purpose of the study of psychology is to provide students an opportunity (1) to develop a better understanding of themselves and others, (2) to develop a broad base of knowledge about the field of psychology, and (3) to analyze critically psychological theories and principles from a Christian perspective. The psychology curriculum is designed to provide a core of knowledge about experimental, clinical, and counseling psychology. The program provides the flexibility that allows students to learn about psychology in multiple settings. The flexibility of the program allows students to emphasize the acquisition of useful life skills while preparing for graduate programs or vocational opportunities. Emphases in Art Therapy and Sport and Exercise Psychology are also available.
General Psychology Emphasis (39 hours)
Art Therapy Emphasis (39 hours)
Sport and Exercise Psychology Emphasis (39 hours)
General Psychology Emphasis (18 hours)
Art Therapy Emphasis (18 hours)
Sport and Exercise Psychology Emphasis (24 hours)