• Kristy Palachios is pursuing a psychology career after earning a bachelor's in psychology degree.
    Kristy Palachios is living her dream and pursuing psychology as a career after earning her bachelor's degree in psychology at CCU.

    Psychology Degree Program (B.S.)

    The Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program at Colorado Christian University provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the foundational theories of human nature, explored from a Christian worldview, and challenges students to integrate faith and the study of human behavior in a scholarly environment that fosters critical thinking and creative thinking.

    Graduates are equipped for entry-level positions in business, education, the mental-health field, ministry, governmental agencies, and other areas where a psychology background is either required or enhances the individual's qualifications for employment.

    Degree Quick Facts

    • 120 credit hours (36 in major, 42 in general education, 42 in electives)
    • Major coursework can be completed over four semesters.
    • Prepares graduates for application to CCU's Master of Arts in Counseling program.
    • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
    Class Format:

    Classes are typically completed in 5-week blocks.


    See Tuition and Fees for details.

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  • Focus areas in the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology degree include: social, abnormal, and environmental psychology; interpersonal relationships; research methodology; and integration of psychology and theology.

    Psychology Degree Program Benefits

    • Upon graduation, students will have an expanded range of career options in psychology.
    • Graduates of the psychology degree program are academically prepared to apply for admission into the Master of Arts in Counseling program at CCU.
    • Our online psychology degree option is specially designed for adult students who are busy with work and family commitments.
    • Students take one course at a time, with in-seat courses meeting one night a week for five weeks.
    • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
    • The program is taught in an accelerated format and can be completed in as little as five semesters by attending courses on weeknights or online.
    • Students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field.
    • Take advantage of CCU's generous transfer credit policies to accelerate your degree!

    Contact an Enrollment Counselor at the College of Adult and Graduate Studies Center nearest you if you have questions or would like to talk to someone about admission to Colorado Christian University.

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