Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$309 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Choice This program is available either 100% online or as a blend of online coursework and in-person classes in Portland, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Psychology – Online

Curriculum

Oregon State's online psychology bachelor's program is a science-based offering and utilizes research methods, problem solving, quantitative analysis, statistics and the collection, analysis and interpretation of data as critical components of the curriculum. Once you're admitted, you will work with an academic advisor to construct a detailed plan for the completion of your degree.

Degree requirements

A total of 180 quarter credits – including at least 60 upper-division credits – are required to graduate with your bachelor's degree in psychology. Full degree requirements and curriculum information are available on Oregon State's official academic catalog.

And please check out the following pages if you need additional information about the baccalaureate core or the College of Liberal Arts core.

Sample course topics

  • Brain and behavior
  • Human lifespan development
  • Social psychology
  • Personality
  • Abnormal psychology
  • Cognition
  • Consciousness
  • Behavior modification
  • Health psychology

Transfer credits

Some degree requirements may be transferred from other institutions. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits of the last 75 credits in this degree program must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement.

Previously earned credits must be reviewed upon admittance to OSU for appropriate articulation. Find more information about transferring credits using the Office of Admissions’ single-course search tool.

Add a minor

As an OSU Ecampus student, you can add a minor to your degree program. OSU offers a diverse selection of minors online. Combine psychology and a business minor or psychology plus an environmental sciences minor to create an even more powerful resume fit for today's job market.

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