BS in Psychology Overview Psychology seeks the answers to a broad variety of questions regarding brain and behavior. These questions range from the biological basis of cognition and brain function through psychological and social factors that play a role in development, health, rehabilitation, and everyday living.The accredited online Bachelor of Science in Psychology is designed to provide students with the same strong foundation in psychology that on-campus students receive, combined with the flexibility and convenience of online learning. The curriculum allows students to explore a broad range of topics, issues, and methods in Psychology while preparing them to meet today’s challenges in fields such as business, the health sciences, forensics and law, education, counseling, and applied neurosciences.Program FeaturesFully Online - You'll never have to come onto campus to take classes or exams.Highly Interactive - Online method is designed to challenge and engage students while remaining convenient for working professionals. Outstanding Faculty - Internationally renowned faculty members at Drexel University's Department of Psychology are among the world's most respected psychology educators.Research Methods and Statistics - Sequences in statistics and research methodology, key skills for finding employment opportunities in research and corporate settings. Scientist/Practitioner Model - Courses provide students with a strong foundation in psychology and research methods along with an understanding of the practical applications of psychological science Curriculum This program allows transfer of up to 135 quarter credits (equivalent to 90 semester credits) from any accredited institution of higher learning as long as the grade is a C or better. Most credits will fulfill liberal arts or general classes. College Requirements ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: The Craft of Persuasion3.0ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Thematic Analysis Across Genres3.0CS 161Introduction to Computing3.0Select one of the following:8.0MATH 101 & MATH 102Introduction to Analysis I and Introduction to Analysis II MATH 121 & MATH 122Calculus I and Calculus II PSCI 100Introduction to Political Science4.0UNIV H101The Drexel Experience3.0Economics elective4.0Fine Arts elective3.0History electives6.0Philosophy elective3.0Two English (ENGL) courses, 200-level or above6.0Select one of the following sequences:8.0Biology BIO 107Cells, Genetics & Physiology BIO 108Cells, Genetics and Physiology Laboratory BIO 109Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution BIO 110Biological Diversity, Ecology and Evolution Laboratory Chemistry CHEM 111General Chemistry I CHEM 112General Chemistry II Physics PHYS 103 & PHYS 104General Physics I and General Physics II Other Courses Free electives53.0Departmental Requirements General Psychology Requirements PSY 111Pre-Professional General Psychology I *3.0PSY 112Pre-Professional General Psychology II *3.0Sociology/Anthropology Requirements Sociology (SOC) course3.0Anthropology (ANTH) course3.0100-Level Requirements Select two of the following:6.0PSY 120Developmental Psychology PSY 140Approaches to Personality PSY 150Introduction to Social Psychology Required Psychology Courses PSY 212Physiological Psychology3.0PSY 325Psychology of Learning3.0PSY 240Abnormal Psychology3.0PSY 280Psychological Research I3.0PSY 264Computer-Assisted Data Analysis I3.0PSY 265Computer-Assisted Data Analysis II3.0PSY 290History and Systems of Psychology3.0PSY 330Cognitive Psychology3.0PSY 360Experimental Psychology3.0PSY 380Psychological Testing and Assessment3.0Advanced Psychology Electives Select four of the following:12.0PSY 210Evolutionary Psychology PSY 213Sensation and Perception PSY 225Child Psychopathology PSY 245Sports Psychology PSY 250Industrial Psychology PSY 252Death and Dying PSY 310Drugs & Human Behavior PSY 322Advanced Developmental Psychology PSY 332Human Factors and Cognitive Engineering PSY 337Human-Computer Interaction PSY 342Counseling Psychology PSY 350Advanced Social Psychology PSY 355Health Psychology PSY 356Women's Health Psychology PSY 410Neuropsychology PSY 440Advanced Personality Seminar PSY 442Theories & Practices in Clinical Psychology Senior Seminar Sequence** PSY 490Psychology Senior Thesis I4.0PSY 491Psychology Senior Thesis II4.0PSY 492Psychology Senior Thesis III4.0Total Credits182.0*Students with AP psychology, or transfer students with PSY 101 credit, should check with their advisor.**Students who do not wish to elect the research seminar sequence are required to take four additional advanced psychology electives instead.View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A minimum of 24 previous college credits with a grade of C or betterCollege GPA of 2.5 or aboveRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $457 per credit. (A 40% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $761 per credit) This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.This program is eligible for Financial Aid. We also offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for a BS in Psychology Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.