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BS- Psychology

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Program Summary

Tarleton State University offers a 120 hour Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Psychology is a broad discipline that includes the study of how biology and the environment interact to influence human and animal behavior. The field includes subdisciplines in developmental, social, cognitive, clinical, counseling, human factors engineering, evolutionary, forensic, health, educational, industrial/organizational, and quantitative psychology. Students completing the Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology develop a rich knowledge base related to human and animal behavior and skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. Graduates possess strong writing skills and the ability to think analytically.

The Psychology program at Tarleton State University is one of the fastest growing undergraduate programs at the University. Tarleton State first began offering the Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 1994. At its current rate of growth the Psychology program could soon become one of the largest undergraduate programs at the University.

Prospective students are highly encouraged to speak with an advisor prior to applying to the University.

Catalog Information

Designed For

Students seeking broad-based skills to succeed in today's fast-changing world.

120 Hour

The BS in Psychology requires 120 credit hours to complete the degree. This includes at least 42 transferred credit hours of coursework, including core requirements.

Estimated Time of Completion

The BS in Psychology Online may be completed in as little as 24 months.


For an estimate of tuition and fee costs to complete this program, please visit the Tuition and Fee Calculator.

*Please Note: A student has to qualify for distance learner status in order to be charged as a Distance Learner. To apply for Distance Learner status, fill out the Campus Update Request Form. For more information, please email


Ms. Josita Baker
Advisor and Program Manager

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