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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology program provides the undergraduate psychology major with broad-based academic and experiential exposure to the science of behavior.

About This Program

With a perspective on research and application skills, the program incorporates use of human learning, animal behavior, and psycho-physiological laboratory experiences. The department is committed to the total development of students in their quest to learn psychology and to further the frontiers of the science either as paraprofessionals or through pursuit of graduate training.

Career Fields

Undergraduate students who graduate with a B.A. in Psychology from the Psychology & Counseling Program are prepared to enter graduate school as well as a variety of work environments such as mental health and human resources organizations, public health, education, and governmental agencies and programs. The average salary for bachelor's degree graduates in 2016 ranged from $40,000 to $49,500 according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Department Information

Social Work, Psychology, & Counseling

Contacts Information

Tonya Davis, Ph.D., SLPC, NCSP, CFMHE,

Program Coordinator
(256) 372-4299 
Bibb Graves Hall