At a Glance
General studies units
Total units to graduate
Average completion time
Cost per unit
300–400 level: $450
Estimated total cost
(based on 120 units)
Areas of Study
*Estimated total cost (cost per unit x total units) is provided to aid in program comparison only and will vary depending on the number of units needed to graduate.
All stated financial information is subject to change. For a detailed cost estimate or more information, contact UC Student Financial Services.
Applied Psychology Degree
Preparation for a successful career using applied psychology requires a broad knowledge base for 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.
Learn more about the career opportunities available with a B.A. in Applied Psychology.
- 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
Choose from nine emphasis areas:
- Applied Pastoral Counseling
- Business Psychology
- Child and Adolescent Psychology
- Clinical Psychology
- Criminal Behavior
- Cultural Psychology
- Educational Psychology
- General Psychology
- Human Services
Explore your options
Watch the video below to learn more about choosing an emphasis to fit your educational and professional goals.
WANT MORE? Learn more about the career opportunities in the areas of specialization by downloading the Job Options Worksheet (PDF).