Conformity. Obedience. Stereotypes. Cross-cultural issues. Why do people do what they do and feel how they feel? The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Social Psychology at SNHU takes a deep dive into the classic theories and concepts within social psychology to help you find the answers to these questions.
You'll examine scientific studies of various areas of social psychology, as well as how you look at and understand yourself, others and society at large. The social psychology degree online program will help you develop a wide range of skills that you can apply to your everyday life and work, particularly in business, community relations, marketing and sales-related careers.
A goalkeeper has 0.08 of a second to make a decision on how to stop a penalty kick, Dr. Michael Hendery, SNHU’s psychology chairman, told former MLS player Calen Carr. Years of training plus split-second information processing can help pull out a win.
SNHU’s social psychology degree online places an emphasis on social psychological areas important in contemporary society and how they influence people’s thoughts and actions. By focusing on how people see and make sense of the world, this program will deepen your understanding of human behavior. You'll analyze social interaction in terms of social psychology principles and explore how individuals define their roles and how they develop thoughts, feelings and attitudes.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your BA in Psychology with a social psychology concentration at SNHU include:
Whether or not you continue on for a master's degree, your study of individuals within a social context can be applied to many high-growth occupations, including labor relations, human resources, top- and mid-level management, real estate, sales and government work.
You may find your skill set lends itself to a role like a market research analyst, which could see 23% growth through 2026, or human resources manager or public relations specialist, both of which could see 9% growth in the same time period.*
Your online psychology degree helps you build a solid liberal arts foundation that provides a well-rounded education to support your study of psychology. Courses are taught by instructors with professional credentials and experience in related fields.
SNHU's bachelor's in social psychology program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
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