Psychology BA

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Studying Psychology will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the factors that influence human and nonhuman behavior. By pursuing our Psychology program, you will gain strengths in interpersonal skills, written and oral communication, problem solving and critical thinking. The Bachelor of Arts degree offers a traditional liberal arts education with an emphasis on the science of behavior and mental processes, along with internship opportunities in the local community.

Industry Highlights

Knowledge of human behavior is one strength psychology graduates obtain, which make them effective supervisors or managers.

- Psychology Today

Career Opportunities

  • Case Management
  • Career Counseling
  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Social Work 
  • Administration

Armstrong Edged

Current students take advantage of collaboration with professors, along with workshops, luncheons, special events and community service projects offered from membership in the E.B. Twitmyer Society.


Read More Foram Group Charitable Foundation Donates $100,000 to Armstrong State University’s Aquaponics Research Center

(October 5, 2015) – The Foram Group Charitable Foundation presented a  $100,000 check to fund the creation of Armstrong State University’s Aquaponics Research Center on October 1.

Read More Voices of Hope: Armstrong leads autism community support, outreach

(September 1, 2015) Lakesha Lewis, a behavior therapist and Master of Public Health candidate at Armstrong, has been making waves within coastal Georgia’s autism support network since moving to Savannah from Los Angeles five years ago.

Read More Two Psychology Faculty Members Win Internal Grants

(Jun 29, 2015) Wendy Wolfe won a Research and Scholarship grant for her project entitled: A comparison of cognitive restructuring and gratitude-based interventions in changing body dissatisfaction and eating behaviors. Sherry Serdikoff won a Teaching and Learning grant for her project entitled: Learning through Assessment: Enhancing Student Learning with Retrieval Practice Using the Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique.

Read More Two Professors Selected as 2015 Governor's Teaching Fellows

(June 4, 2014) — Two faculty members at Armstrong Atlantic State University -- associate professor of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science Dr. Becky da Cruz and assistant professor of Psychology Dr. Mirari Elcoro -- were recently selected as Governor’s Teaching Fellows for the 2014 Summer Symposium Program.

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