A bachelor’s degree in psychology can be obtained after high school or completion of a GED. The information studied and learned in this major relates to human behavior and thinking. The degree introduces major psychological values, ethics, research methods, statistical measures, theories, concepts, fields, as well as historical trends and their application to learning, development, and human behavior.
In your courses, you can examine which cultural and social conditions motivate people to make decisions both logically and responsibly. Concepts such as the effects of divorce on the family, behavioral analysis, organizational analysis, and the effects of child abuse and substance abuse are all part of the growing field.
After completing this degree, you may have opportunities for advancement in your education or for working in a variety of industries including social work, management, administration, and human resources. Also, you may be qualified for positions in research environments and community organizations.