2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) 
    
    Nov 29, 2021  
2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021)

General Psychology - BS in Psychology


Return to: BS in Psychology  

In this concentration, students will gain a solid foundation and knowledge of psychological principles and practices that relate to many different occupations. The curriculum helps students build on the ability to relate to all types of people, while increasing understanding of life in a complex world. 

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credit hours
  • General education  courses (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (35 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (25 cr.)
  • Psychology elective courses (10 cr.)
  • Elective courses (65 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Concentration Coursework (25 cr.; 5 cr. must be at the 3000 or 4000 level)


Electives (65 cr.; 30 cr. must be from 3000, 4000, or 5000 level coursework)


Choose 13 courses from general education , BS in Psychology, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate Into Master’s  courses. Six courses (30 credits) must be from 3000, 4000, or 5000 level coursework.

Elective credits should total 65 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.