Online-programs

Valdosta State University now offers all the psychology courses required for the bachelor's degree in psychology in a completely online format. Our expert faculty designed these courses with a consistent schedule of course offerings to give you the classes you need to succeed.


YOUR DEGREE. YOUR PATH.

You have the freedom to pursue an education at your pace with the peace of mind that we have mapped a semester-by-semester pathway for you to complete the psychology major. You have a busy life, and we know that you need to plan, so we offer a clear rotation of classes each semester.

Here, you will learn to design, run and analyze research studies and write reports using discipline-appropriate style and language. While studying psychology at Valdosta State University, you will 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 an environment. 

Stand out from the crowd

Through a partnership with your degree advisor, you will be able to further distinguish your degree with a series of carefully selected courses. Upon completion of the program, you’ll be prepared for a number of career alternatives in government, business, industry, health care and other areas and for professional or graduate school in psychology, law, physical or occupational therapy, social work, business and education.

Whether you’re looking for a career in the clinic, office, or classroom, we know you’ll continue to find success here.  Understanding how the human mind works and developing the ability to explain human behavior can be an exciting and rewarding pursuit – consider pursuing a degree in psychology today.

The following psychology major courses are required for the online program:

PSYC 1101 – Introduction to General Psychology
PSYC 3110 – Educational Psychology
PSYC 3210 – Adolescent/Young Adult Psychology
PSYC 3300 – Introduction to Behavior Modification
PSYC 3400 – Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 3500 – Statistical Methods in Psychology
PSYC 3600 – Experimental Psychology
PSYC 3800 – Industrial/Organizational Psychology
PSYC 3900 – Tests and Measurements
PSYC 4000 – Cognitive Psychology
PSYC 4150 – Sensation and Perception
PSYC 4400 – Psychology of Gifted and Talented
PSYC 4900 – History of Psychology

Course Rotation for Online Curriculum:

Fall Semesters

Number

Name

Full Session

Number of Weeks

PSYC 1101

Intro

X

16

PSYC 3210

Adolescent/Youth

X

16

PSYC 3300

Behavior Modification

X

16

PSYC 3400

Abnormal

X

16

PSYC 3500

Statistics

X

16

PSYC 3800

Industrial/Organizational

X

16

PSYC 4150

Sensation/Perception

X

16

PSYC 4400

Psychology of Gifted

X

16

Spring Semesters

Number

Name

Full Session

Number of Weeks

PSYC 1101

Intro

X

16

PSYC 3110

Educational Psychology

X

16

PSYC 3600

Experimental

X

16

PSYC 3800

Industrial/Organizational

X

16

PSYC 3900

Tests & Measurements

X

16

PSYC 4000

Cognitive

X

16

PSYC 4800

Intro to Clinical

X

16

PSYC 4900

History of Psychology

X

16