Aurora University

Psychology (BA)

Why study psychology?

Do you want to understand human behavior? Are you fascinated by topics such as personality, gender, intelligence, and child development? If so, psychology is the field for you. The major is one of the most popular in the United States.

Why study psychology at AU?

We offer a wide variety of courses that prepares you for many different career fields. We keep our major manageable so that you can double major in another area that interests you. We offer many hands-on activities, including community service and internships. Finally, we empower you to conduct your own research.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Adult development and aging
    • Brain and behavior
    • Child and adolescent development
    • Clinical and counseling psychology
    • Gender and sexuality
    • Industrial-organizational psychology
    • Personality
    • Psychological disorders
    • Social psychology
  • Many psychology students choose to double major. Frequent combinations are with business administration, criminal justice and sociology. Such combinations open up new career opportunities and new areas of understanding.

Career opportunities

  • Case manager
  • Human resources professional
  • Market research analysts
  • Mental health technicians

Prepare for your future

A psychology degree will equip you with the skills employers value most: communicating your ideas, analyzing a problem, and working with others to find a solution. In a job market that’s evolving faster than ever, you'll have the knowledge and tools to succeed in a variety of fields.