College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Psychology Major

Psychology, online bachelor's

When you study psychology at KU you will be trained in research methodology, critical analysis, data and statistic collections and assessments, ICT skills, and project management. 

Psychology majors will take the following courses (37 credit hours):

Required Courses

PSYC 102: Orientation Seminar

PSYC 104: General Psychology

PSYC 200: Research methods

PSYC 210: Statistics in Psychological Research

= 10 credit hours

Choose 1 of 2 of the following:

PSYC 465: Stereotypes and Prejudices Across Cultures

PSYC 545: Culture and Psychology

= 3 credit hours

Choose 8 classes from the following:

PSYC 318: Cognitive Psychology

PSYC 320: Personality

PSYC 333: Child Psychology

PSYC 350: Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 360: Social Psychology

PSYC 375: Cognitive Neuroscience

PSYC 380: Clinical Neuroscience

PSYC 390: Psychology of Aging

PSYC 410: Intimate Relationships

PSYC 472: Psychology of Sleep and Dreaming

PSYC 484: Classroom to Career

PSYC 566: Psychology and the Law

PSYC 595: Eating and Weight Disorders

PSYC 598: Positive Psychology

= 24 credit hours

The psychology major can be earned through a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of General Studies degree. A minor in psychology is also available online.