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Understanding the Whole Person.

UWG's B.S. in Psychology program supports undergraduate students in gaining a well-rounded understanding of the field of psychology by coupling traditional psychology classes with human science approaches.

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  • 120 credit hours
  • In-person and online options
  • Pathway to the M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology
  • Focus on psychology as a "human science"


Honoring our roots in Humanistic Psychology, undergraduate students are encouraged to approach psychology in ways that can facilitate self-understanding, alongside an understanding of others and society as a whole, in the service of personal and communal growth and development. Explore themes central to our academic learning environment, such as:

  • The meaning of genuine community
  • Personal relationships
  • Sociocultural influences on psychological life
  • Explorations into creativity
  • Understanding human suffering
  • Enhancing human potential

Prepare for Rewarding Careers

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Prepare for Rewarding Careers

UWG's B.S. in Psychology prepares students for a wide range of careers by applying human science approaches to real-world situations. Our graduates go into fields such as:

  • Social and community services
  • Human resources and public relations
  • Criminal justice and rehabilitation services
  • Secondary education teaching and administration
  • Counseling, therapy, and research (post-graduate school)

A Pathway to Graduate School

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A Pathway to Graduate School

After earning a B.S. degree, our students have the option to apply for M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Psychology, conveniently offered here at UWG. Our internationally-recognized graduate programs, which focus on humanistic psychology, will open pathways to practice in the field as therapists, counselors, and researchers.

A Community of Learning

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A Community of Learning

Our psychology community at UWG has rich historical roots, which still run deep in the program. Students pursuing the B.S. in Psychology have the opportunity to:

  • Engage with dedicated faculty and supportive peers
  • Gain professional experience by participating in our Student Psychology Undergraduate Conference (SPARC)
  • Join the Psychology Student Association
  • Learn about and experience graduate level courses

Our Values

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Our Values

We work closely with students to help them develop a deep understanding of the major themes, conflicts, and perspectives in psychology. Our courses strive to apply psychological concepts to life outside the classroom, and we support students in gaining a clarity about their own identities, values, aspirations, emotions, strengths, and weaknesses.

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Find Out More About the B.S. in Psychology

UWG Psychology welcomes you to explore the experiences of being human while developing a meaningful foundation for a successful future.

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