Big moves begin witha Psychology Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Start a Rewarding Career in Psychology

SMC’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree will prepare you for career success in a many fields. You’ll learn the specialized skills you need for a career path as a therapist or for many other roles. Our Camak Core professional development program will also give you the soft skills you need to thrive in ANY organization and in ANY career path you choose.


Our Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree is also offered in our SMC Online program. Get your psychology degree on your schedule, 100% online.

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See the Courses You'll Take

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree provides a more in-depth, subject-focused degree compared to SMC’s psychology concentration (offered in our interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree). You’ll complete 36 hours of psychology credits in this program compared to 18 hours in the concentration.

You’ll get a solid academic foundation by studying behavioral science, personality, social psychology, cognitive psychology, and more. You’ll also prepare for success in a wide range of jobs by taking courses in professional development to provide the soft skills every employer wants graduates to have. No other college offers professional development courses as part of a degree program. 


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Degree Plan

Develop the Specialized AND Soft skills for Many Careers using your Psychology Degree

Your SMC psychology degree gives you the specialized academic foundation you’ll need for a variety of careers, including:

  • Therapy and counseling
  • Social work
  • Criminal justice and law careers
  • Teaching
  • Human resources
  • Writing careers
  • Healthcare
  • Forensic sciences
  • and many more

Your SMC psychology degree also includes courses in the soft skills common to ALL of these jobs and that are essential for career success, including:

  • Problem-solving
  • Communication
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership
  • Presentation skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Attention to detail
  • and many more
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What’s Camak Core

It's our for-credit career readiness courses that give you workplace skills now, so you can stand out to employers later.

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