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Associate of Arts in Psychology

The Associate of Arts in Psychology provides students with foundational tools to serve others in the fields of human or social services. Many students continue their education by pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Master of Arts in Psychology or Counseling, and ultimately a Ph.D. in Psychology.

Program Objectives

  • Explain, integrate, and apply foundational knowledge based in the field of Psychology.
  • Exhibit expertise in critical thinking and scientific inquiry, while doing so in a Biblical context.
  • Consistently demonstrate, yet continually nurture and refine individual ethical and social accountability in an increasingly diverse world.
  • Demonstrate effective discipline related communications skills.
  • Document and corroborate ongoing professional development accomplishments within the student’s field of study.

Completion Requirements

  • A minimum 60 total semester hours of credit
  • A minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Professional Studies Requirements: 18 hours of credit
  • General Studies Requirements: 30 hours of credit
  • Bible & Theology Requirements: 12 hours of credit
  • Marriage and Family: 3 hours of credit

Career and Ministry Opportunities for Psychology Graduates

Because the Associate of Arts degree also includes core academic courses in General Education, it lays the foundation for a bachelor’s degree or advancement in a variety of professional fields or ministry.

Associate of Arts in Psychology Admission Requirements

  • Simple 5-Minute Application
  • Request official copies of your transcripts be mailed to the address below OR have official electronic copies sent directly from your schools to kenneth.merschbrock@kansaschristian.edu OR mailed to:

    Kansas Christian College – Professional & Online Studies
    7401 Metcalf Ave
    Overland Park, KS 66204

  • $40 application fee
  • If you have previously attended college, please provide official copies of your transcripts to the address below. OR, have official electronic copies sent directly from your schools to: merschbrock@kansaschristian.edu

OR mailed to:

Kansas Christian College – Professional & Online Studies
7401 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66061-1620

**Only Coursework/Credits with a grade (C) or better may be transferred in

  • If you are investigating your financial Aid Options and Eligibility, Please complete a FASFA for the coming school year. The Kansas Christian College Financial Aid Application Code is: 021689.

Psychology Required Courses

Bible and Theology (12)

  • Old Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • Bible Study Methods (3 credits) – Bible Elective
  • Theology of Holiness (3 credits) – Theology Elective

General Education (30)

  • English Composition I (3 credits)
  • English Composition II (3 credits)
  • Speech (3 credits)
  • College Success (3 credits)
  • General Psychology (3 credits)
  • Humanities electives (6 credits)
  • Math/science elective (3 credits)
  • Principles of Sociology (3 credits)
  • Technology and Information for College (3 credits)

Psychology Core (18)

  • Organizational and Industrial Psychology (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Human Services (3 credits)
  • Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
  • Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
  • Social Psychology (3 credits)

Marriage and Family (3 credits)