Psychologists study the human mind, exploring a variety of interesting questions that explain human behavior and responses. Psychologists do research and conduct studies, make observations, and help others understand and improve or modify their behaviors. Students in the psychology program at Valdosta State University's Online College focus on areas including learning, cognition, intelligence, motivation, emotion, perception, personality, mental disorders, and the ways in which individual preferences are inherited or shaped by the environment.


Degree Requirements

Core Areas A-E (See VSU Core Curriculum) 42
Area F Requirements
PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology 3
ACED 2400 Computer Technology for the Workplace 3
or CS 1000 Introduction to Microcomputers and Applications
PHIL 2010 Fundamentals of Philosophy 3
or PHIL 2020 Principles of Logic and Argumentation

Take 9 credit hours of science & mathematics to include:


One natural science course  


One mathematics course 

MATH 1111 or MATH listed in Area D of the Core Curriculum 3

One natural science or math course

MATH 1111 or MATH listed in Area D of the Core Curriculum 3

PSYC 2998 Entry into Psychology Major
PSYC 3110

Educational Psychology


PSYC 3210

 Adolescent and Young Adult Psychology


PSYC 3300

 Introduction to Behavior Modification


PSYC 3400

Abnormal Psychology


PSYC 3500 Statistical Methods in Psychology 3
PSYC 3600 Experimental Psychology 3
PSYC 3800 Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
PSYC 3900 Tests and Measurements 3
PSYC 4000 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSYC 4400 Psychology of Gifted and Talented 3
PSYC 4150 Sensation and Perception 3
PSYC 4800 Introduction to Clinical Practices 3
PSYC 4900 History of Psychology 3

General electives courses provide maximum flexibility for your schedule. These courses are based on term availability. 

Grand Total Credits: 120