Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Psychology

Students in Southeastern's Psychology program gain understanding of human behavior and have opportunities to conduct research under the guidance of a faculty member. The curriculum allows students to tailor their coursework to suit their particular goals and interests while preparing them for graduate study and a variety of careers.

Career Information
Types of Jobs*
  • Behavior analyst
  • Child protection worker
  • Drug/substance abuse counselor
  • Employment counselor
  • Professor of Psychology
  • Psychologist (clinical, research)
  • Residential youth counselor
  • Statistical assistant
Types of Employers
  • Businesses and Industries
  • Government Agencies
  • Mental Health Facilities
  • Research Facilities

*Some of these occupations may require additional education at graduate or professional schools.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • A Psychology degree is evidence of the "people skills" employers regularly rate as very important in almost all occupations

  • Opportunities to engage in hands-on research

  • Mentoring from faculty with a wide range of interests

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 121

RELATED DEGREES
  • Master of Arts in Psychology

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology

 

Contact Information

scoats@southeastern.edu

985-549-2154

Mailing address: SLU Box 10831, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Southeastern Hall, Room 237

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