A Psychology degree remains one of the Top 10 undergraduate degrees according to the Princeton Review.

A BS degree in Psychology prepares students for diverse and rewarding careers through classes in human learning, cognition, social psychology, biological psychology, development, and more. Our students have opportunities to take part in undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, the Leadership certificate, Honors classes and more.

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What can I do with a Psychology Degree?


Students that graduate with a BS in Psychology can find themselves in some of the following career opportunities: 

  • Career Counselor
  • Case Manager
  • Childcare Worker
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Market Researcher
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Social Service Specialists
  • Teacher

Where do they go after graduation?

Psychology majors are competitive for many bachelor’s entry-level jobs because of their ability to think critically, their strong oral and written communication skills, and their tendency to be concerned by real-world problems and ability to pull from scientific literature to solve them. Many students from this major pursue graduate education.


  • Undergraduate Research
  • Psi Chi Honors Society
  • Internships
  • Learning Communities

Degree Offerings

The BS Program in Psychological Sciences is designed as a full-time, year-round semester-based program. Program completion requires 124 credit hours with 33 credit hours in major, 64 in general education, and 27 in minor and electives. Most students finish the degree in four years.


Experimental Psychology undergraduate program in Georgia


Local Internship sites for undergraduates


Average class size in Psychology. Our professors know you!

Engaged Learning

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Undergraduate Research

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS) supports faculty-led research and scholarly activity with undergraduates at Augusta University in a variety of ways including: 

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The department offers many students the opportunity to work as paid assistants in our introductory lab courses. These students work alongside our faculty helping students and preparing labs. In addition, many of our students work as tutors in the department's Student Tutor Center.