With new discoveries and disorders emerging daily, psychologists have only begun to scratch the surface of understanding the complexities of the human mind. Online psychology students will undergo highly-specialized training focused on developing a deeper understanding of social challenges and mental disorders to help society cope with these everchanging issues. This is the perfect stepping stone towards a graduate degree in psychology and with concentrations ranging from criminal justice to sports management, Waldorf is grooming the next generation of analytical thinkers.

Program Overview

Waldorf created a comprehensive online psychology curriculum designed to help students develop critical thinking, analytical reasoning, interpersonal skills and ethical values aimed at uncovering the deeper roots of society’s social and mental challenges. This knowledge base provides the foundation for a successful career in a wide range of human services fields.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 4 years for full-time students.

This program is available online only.

Available Concentrations

B.A./B.S. Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits
  • A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
  • 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf
  • Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours

Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.

Major Requirements
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Required--Group A 30
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
PSY 3450 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 3140 Social Psychology 3
PSY 3019 History and Systems of Psychology 3
PSY 3150 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 3350 Theories of Personality 3
PSY 3460 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSY 4021 Physiological Psychology 3
PSY 4501 Research Methods 3
PSY 4995 Senior Capstone 3
Professional Electives - Group B* 15
PSY 3100 APA for Academic Writing 1
PSY 4030 Sensation and Perception 3
PSY 3500 Judgment and Decision Making 3
PSY 4510 Attitudes and Persuasion 3
PSY 4515 Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination 3
PSY 3380 Psychology of Adjustment 3
PSY 3480 Principles of Learning 3
PSY 4560 Psychological Assessment 3
PSY 3220 Health Psychology 3
PSY 3490 Industrial Organizational Psychology 3
PSY 3205 Psychology of Gender 3
PSY 3210 Close Relationships 3
Remaining Electives - Group C** 15
Grand Total: 120

*Select 15 credits from the list provided or any qualified transfer credit in Psychology

**For the remaining elective credits, any Waldorf Courses (including those not selected in Group B) may be selected from the catalog and course schedule to be used as electives, provided that they are not used to satisfy other program requirements. A concentration is recommended and the concentration options listed above may also be used toward elective credits.

If you have a significant amount of completed post-secondary coursework or specialized training that you would like to transfer, consider the BAS Psychology program.