Lay the framework for an exciting career in psychology.

Explore the science of behavior and mental processes with the online BA in Psychology from Lesley University. Our program offers you a strong foundation for graduate study or for immediate application in a field of psychology. You’ll develop an understanding of topics such as individual development, cognition and memory, personality, abnormal behavior, and social and cultural process. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.

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Advantages

  • Accelerate your degree by transferring up to 90 credits toward your degree.
  • Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online.
  • Benefit from one-on-one academic advising.

Program of Study

2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Course Type Credits
REQUIRED COURSES
CPSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology
3
CPSYC 1401 Lifespan Development
3
CPSYC 2403 Theories of Personality
3
CPSYC 3405 Abnormal Psychology
3
CPSYC 3441 Elements of Statistics in Psychology
3
CSOCS 3444 Research Methods
3
CPSYC 3902/3903 Psychology Internship and Seminar
3
CPSYC 4907 Capstone 3
CHOOSE ONE LAB COURSE
3
CPSYC 2431 Social Psychology
CPSYC 2433 Cognitive Psychology
CPSYC 2435 Psychology of Learning and Behavior Change
CHOOSE TWO ADDITIONAL PSYCHOLOGY COURSES
Students may choose from lab courses listed above or select an online psychology elective.
6
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
The 42 general education credits may be fulfilled via transfer credit, prior learning assessment, or Lesley courses.
42
Arts & Humanities
9
Fine & Performing Arts
3
Liberal Arts Electives 12
Math & Science 6
Social Sciences
6
Writing & Literature 6
FREE ELECTIVES
The 45 credits of free electives may be fulfilled via transfer credit, prior learning assessment, or Lesley courses.
TOTAL CREDITS: 120

Cost

Tuition is $445 per credit hour.

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Admission Requirements

You’ll need:
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • A résumé

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