HEALING THE WHOLE PERSON

Relationships are an essential part of life, but they don’t come without challenges. As a Psychology major, not only will you learn conceptual theories and research methods, but you will also develop skills in relating to others, communicating in a more effective manner, and flourishing into a more competent person.

WHERE YOU STUDY MATTERS

Trinity is located in a peaceful wooded setting, just 25 miles north of downtown Chicago. This prime location offers some of the nation’s best school districts, a variety of ministry organizations, and 12 Fortune 500 companies within 12 miles of campus to apply practically what you are learning in the classroom. In addition, Trinity is close to many coffee shops, restaurants, cultural experiences, and recreational activities when you need a break from the books!

DID YOU KNOW?

TEDS, our world-renowned divinity school and Trinity Graduate School both offer master’s level programs in Mental Health Counseling and Counseling Ministries, which many of our students choose to pursue after completing their bachelor in psychology.

Personal

Practical

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PERSONAL. PRACTICAL. BIBLICAL.

At Trinity, you’ll be equipped to think critically and biblically in every area of life as you are challenged to apply your faith to your coursework and classroom conversations. And instead of approaching general education as a checklist of courses to be completed, Trinity’s distinctive educational approach gives you the freedom to choose courses that are most interesting and relevant to you. Working closely with your faculty advisor, you can select from electives to enhance your major, apply toward a minor, create a double major, or simply experience something new. The choices are yours! All along the way, you’ll be cared for and supported, ensuring that you make the most of your college experience.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The Psychology major is designed to provide an understanding and perspective of professional psychology as well as the challenges and problems of living. The major is a foundational study for graduate school and for everyday life. Besides your psychology courses, you will also round out your education with courses in research methods, human development, integration of psychology and the Christian faith, interpersonal skills training and theories of learning. The Psychology major also offers several emphases to choose from.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO EARN MY DEGREE?

Most students finish their Psychology major in 3-4 years. Requirements total 48 hours. This includes 27 from required Psychology courses and 21 hours of Psychology electives. Up to 7 of the required hours may be used to meet general education requirements. The Organizational Leadership Emphasis (OLE) requires 18 of the 21 elective hours to be taken in the emphasis.

COURSEWORK

Requirements total 48 hours. This includes 27 from required Psychology courses and 21 hours of Psychology electives. Up to 7 of the required hours may be used to meet general education requirements. The Organizational Leadership Emphasis (OLE) requires 18 of the 21 elective hours to be taken in the emphasis. You’ll take interesting courses like:

  • Personality Theories
  • Group Dynamics
  • Integration of Psychology and Christian Faith

EMPHASES

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Organizational Leadership
CAREER OUTCOMES:
Vocational Counselor Genetics Counselor
School Psychologist Organizational Psychologist
Forensic Psychologist Professor
Counselor Community Psychologist
Sports Psychologist Trauma Counselor

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