Psychology, BS

Bachelor of Science in Psychology Program at Dalton State College

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program focuses on psychology as a scientific discipline, examining a breadth of content from the biological bases of behavior and mental processes to sociocultural impacts on human behavior. In this program you will learn the basis of psychological investigations, from simple observation to rigorous experimentation, and then explore the range of topics associated with psychology. As a graduate, you will be well versed in the basics of human cognitive and emotional processes and individual and social behavior, in addition to having a solid grounding in research, analytic, observational, learning, memory and writing skills. You will be prepared to enter the workforce and put these psychology skills to use or to continue study in psychology or other graduate or professional programs such as medicine, neuroscience, law and business.

Career Opportunities with BS in Psychology:

  • Advertising Sales Representative
  • Career/Employment Counselor
  • Caseworker
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Database Administrator
  • Disability Policy Worker
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Health Care Facility Administrator
  • Human Resource Advisor
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Psychological Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Research Assistant
  • Social Services Aide
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Veteran’s Counselor
  • Victim’s Advocated
  • Vocational Training Teacher

Career Opportunities With BS in Psychology Plus Advanced Degree:

  • Academic Counselor
  • Therapist College/University Professor
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychometrician
  • Social Worker
  • Researcher

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Outcomes for Dalton State Psychology Alumni

Estimated Salary of BS Psychology Alumni of Dalton State College