B.A. or B.S. in Psychology

Are you fascinated by the human mind and its connection to our capabilities or limitations? Do you want to gain a deeper understanding of mental health and clinical research? The B.A. or B.S. in Psychology degree program allows students to learn the basic tools of psychological findings and put them into practice through internships, class projects, and independent research. Our program prepares students to pursue higher education in the field as well as embark on their psychology career in medical settings, research, or counseling.


A B.A. or B.S. in Psychology offers a flexible career path and allows you to:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of how the human mind functions and its effects on behavior 
  • Strengthen your research, analysis, and critical thinking skills
  • Prepare for a variety of professions or continue your studies in graduate school


At Greensboro College, earning a B.A. or B.S. in Psychology means you will have the unique opportunities to:

  • Deepen your understanding of psychology by focusing your studies to one of two concentrations: general psychology or human factors, which is one of few undergraduate programs in the country 
  • Gain hands-on experience for a career in your field through internships, research projects, and class projects 
  • Learn from passionate professors and become an expert in understanding psychological theory, mental health, and clinical treatments 
  • Have one-on-one time with professors and advisors to ensure you stay on track with your career goals


Many psychology majors continue their education in the subject as graduate and doctorate students. With your B.A. or B.S. in Psychology, you will have earned foundational elements in the field and be prepared to seek a higher education. You can also apply your learned skill set and find work in a variety of professions, including:

  • Social work 
  • Counseling
  • Human Resources
  • Research 

We’re here to help

Kristin Sheridan
Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology
214 Proctor Hall West

336-272-7102, ext. 5765

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