The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Psychology from Bryan College provides opportunities to explore the vast discipline of psychology from a Christian worldview. This means that students learn to evaluate human behavior by applying Christian principles in a practical setting. With this degree, students can make a difference in human service careers, including case worker, early childhood educator, teen/family advocate, and more. Additionally, this degree program prepares students for advanced training or graduate study in a variety of areas such as professional counseling, marriage and family therapy, education, and school psychology.

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Admission Requirements

  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Complete the online application at least one month prior to the start of the first class.
  • Submit official transcripts.
  • Successful completion of PSY 111, General Psychology (or equivalent).
  • Students must have regular access to a personal computer to check email, access syllabi, and to receive official communication from faculty and staff. Before beginning a course in our program, students must complete the online orientation for Bryan College through Moodle.

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BSAP Tuition & Fees

36-Hour Program: This core program provides for the completion of the Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Psychology.

Tuition: $285 per credit hour

Additional Expenses*
  • Students are responsible for purchasing textbooks.
  • Application Fee is $35.
  • $125 Graduation Fee is due two weeks before commencement exercises.
  • Credit for Prior Learning Assessment Fees are charged according to the hours assessed. The rate is $100 per credit hour.
  • $50 Technology¬†Fee is due each term.

*Fees subject to change

Start Dates

The next opportunity to start classes in the Bryan College School of Adult and Graduate Studies is:

February 5, 2015

The deadline for applications is January 5, 2015

For deadlines and further information, contact an Admissions Counselor.


The BSAP consists of the following 12 courses (36 credits):

  • HIS 341 Twentieth Century America
  • PHIL 321 Philosophy of Culture
  • PSY 228 Family Life
  • PSY 322 Research Design and Methodology
  • PSY 325 Personality Theory
  • PSY 327 Methods and Models of Integration
  • PSY 330 Life-Span Development
  • PSY 334 Social Psychology
  • PSY 424 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 429 Counseling Theories
  • PSY 449 Counseling Techniques
  • PSY 472 Psychology Practicum

General Education Requirements:

  • English Composition (3 hours)
  • College-level Mathematics (3 hours)
  • Natural Science (3 hours)
  • Oral Communication (3 hours)
  • Bible (6 hours)
  • Successful completion of PSY 111, General Psychology (or equivalent) required prior to admission. (3 hours)
  • Humanities (9 hours)