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Bachelor of Science


Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Georgia Southwestern's psychology program introduces students to the fascinating study of the mind and behavior. Our classes provide hands-on opportunities to apply the theories and concepts learned in various real-world settings, including clinical, industrial, and community contexts. Through our program, you'll gain a deeper understanding of human behavior and relationships.

Students will delve into foundational theories and research methods within the field, enhancing communication and listening skills. The program involves additional coursework in areas such as science and math, preparing graduates for careers or further education with a focus on clinical applications.

Many of our students discover that a bachelor's degree in psychology serves as an excellent foundation for pursuing advanced studies in a variety of fields.

A degree in Psychology prepares students for a career in the following areas:

  • Social Work
  • Family & Children Services
  • Rehabilitation
  • Juvenile Courts
  • Labor and Social Security
  • Behavioral Specialization
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling
  • Probation
  • Human Resources 


Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program is designed to:

  • Introduce students to the scientific evaluation of psychological theory
  • Familiarize students with the application of fundamental principles of behavior
  • Utilize the concepts you're learning in practical settings such as clinical, industrial, community, and other social environments
  • Provide a broad background for those who desire to pursue an advanced degree in the behavioral sciences or those who aspire to a career in social service

Student Opportunities

Psychology students have the opportunity to participate in research with a dedicated faculty member through the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Hands-on experiences are also offered through a wide selection of internships offered within the department.

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Undergraduate Major

Bachelor of Science in Psychology


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Faculty & Staff

My stay at Georgia Southwestern has been beyond amazing. The GSW experience is unmatched. This school provided me with the access to have personable relationships with my professors and advisor. This school was also at the perfect distance from my house, which made me and my mom secure with this decision. If I had the chance to do everything over again, I wouldn't change anything.

Joe Lovelace, '22 Gainesville, Florida