PSYCHOLOGY

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WHY STUDY PSYCHOLOGY AT TRINITY FLORIDA?

The Psychology degree at Trinity International University-Florida will not only prepare you for further study in the field of psychology but also equip you for many careers related to the field of Psychology. Study under professors who have both clinical experiences and research backgrounds, providing a holistic approach to psychology in every class. Application of psychological principles along with the integration of a biblical worldview will encourage you to grow in your personal life, interpersonal relationships, spiritual well-being, and professional competencies, as will the rich diversity of experiences professors and students bring to each class. The BA in Psychology is the perfect degree if your goal is to mentor others with hope and help them become whole persons who love God and others.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO EARN MY DEGREE?

In addition to the core required courses across all majors, Psychology majors complete 50 credit hours in their program. The Psychology major is part of Trinity Florida’s undergraduate program, which offers unique opportunities for learners to enhance their professional goals through accelerated education. Most Psychology majors who enroll without college credits complete their degree in four years but you are free to go at your own pace.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

In addition to the core required courses across all majors, students pursuing a Psychology degree will take interesting courses like:

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Marital Counseling
  • Psychology of Addiction
  • Integration of Psychology and the Christian Faith

CAREER OUTCOMES:

In addition to being well-prepared for graduate degrees in any Psychology field,  students who earn a BA in Psychology serve the Lord in many of the following ways:

  • Behavioral Specialist
  • Child Development Worker
  • Parent Educator
  • Probation Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Youth Offender Officer
  • Public Safety Officer
  • Industrial Relations Manager
  • Intake Counselor
  • Teacher

DID YOU KNOW?

Trinity International University has one of the leading Mental Health Counseling graduate degrees. Psychology majors often choose to pursue the Mental Health Counseling graduate studies after completing their degree.

Psychology Core Courses
REQUIRED COURSES (50 credit hrs)
Course Title Credits
PSY 140 Introduction to Psychology 3 hrs
PSY 220 Interpersonal Skills Training 3 hrs
PSY 255 Psychology of Addiction 3 hrs
PSY 285 Statistics 3 hrs
PSY 300 Personality Theories 3 hrs
PSY 310 Abnormal Psychology 3 hrs
PSY 320 Theories of Learning 3 hrs
PSY 330 Developmental Psychology 3 hrs
PSY 346 Research Methods and Design 3 hrs
PSY 356 Conflict Management 3 hrs
PSY 371 Dynamics of Group Behavior 3 hrs
PSY 381 Counseling Theories 3 hrs
PSY 382 Crisis Counseling 3 hrs
PSY 383 Marital Counseling 3 hrs
PSY 384 Parent Education 3 hrs
PSY 440 Integration of Psychology and the Christian Faith 3 hrs