Bachelor of Science in Health & Rehabilitation Psychology

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As a non-profit institution, Faulkner University is proud to offer a broad range of online bachelor’s degrees. Our degrees provide a competitive and thorough curriculum while staying aligned with our faith-based teachings. Our Bachelor of Science in Health and Rehabilitation is just one of our many hands-on degree programs.

About the Degree Program

This online bachelor’s degree is the core degree for students who are interested in working in psychology areas of health and rehabilitation. It combines studies in areas of psychology with additional science requirements to give students a well-rounded knowledge of both the mind and body and how they work together.

What Can I Do With a Bachelor of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Psychology?

Health and rehabilitation professionals are able to work in a variety of settings due to their broad knowledge base. While their most common location is a hospital, clinic, or physical rehabilitation center.. These psychologists can work in specialties such as sports injury centers, which could include both off and on the field assistance, as well as specialties like helping children with learning or social disabilities in and out of classrooms. Additionally, professionals can work in an academic setting either as a teacher or conducting psychological research.

An added benefit of being a health and rehabilitation professional is that they collaborate with other people in the industry to create a better quality of life for those who are chronically ill or disabled. This rewarding career typically develops research methods that allow for easier and more effective vocational rehabilitation and strives to find ways to use science to better society. A degree in health and rehabilitation psychology provides multiple and various opportunities that typically offer upward mobility. It also provides the option of switching locations and specialties to continue learning different perspectives of the ever-changing healthcare industry.

Admission Requirements

A prospective student wishing to enroll in this online bachelor’s degree program must be a qualified high school graduate. This means a student who has completed a high school curriculum and received either a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate. Applicants out of high school for more than five years are not required to provide ACT or SAT scores. For students out of high school less than five years, a minimum ACT score of 18 or SAT score of 1290 is required for admission. Applicants who do not satisfy these requirements can apply for conditional admission. Additionally, all students must forward official transcripts from all schools previously attended.

 

Required Courses to Complete The Online Bachelor’s Degree in Health & Rehabilitation Psychology

 

Core Requirements 50 hours

Christian Literacy 18 hours

BI 1315 Biblical Worldview I (3 hours)

BI 1316 Biblical Worldview II (3 hours)

BI 2318 Understanding the Bible (3 hours)

BI 2319 Christian Ethics (3 hours)

BI 3311 Marriage and Family (3 hours)

BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage (3 hours)

Cultural Heritage Literacy 9 hours

HU 2315 Western Tradition I (3 hours)

HU 2355 Western Tradition II (3 hours)

HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage (3 hours)

Information and Communication Literacy 9 hours

EH 1301 English Composition I (3 hours)

EH 1302 English Composition II (3 hours)

EH 2301, 2303 or 2304 English/American Literature (3 hours)

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy 7 hours

MH 1338 Finite Math – or higher (3 hours)

BIO 1300 Perspectives of Biology – or higher/approved (3 hours)

BIO 1100 Perspectives of Bio. Lab – or approved matching lab (1 hour)

Personal and Social Literacy 7 hours

PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness (3 hours)

FAF1111 or 2111 Faulkner Foundations (3 hours)

PY 1310 Introduction to Psychology (3 hours)

 

Major Requirements 71 hours

Psychology Major Field 29 hours

PY 1100 Seminar: Foundations in Psychology (1 hour)

PY 2100 Seminar: Special Topics in Psychology (1 hour)

PY 3100 Seminar: Readings in Psychology (1 hour)

PY 4100 Seminar: Senior Seminar in Psychology (1 hour)

COU 2320 Introduction to Counseling (3 hour)

PY 2301 Developmental Psychology (3 hours)

PY 3330 Behavioral Statistics (3 hours)

PY 3150 Research Methods Lab (1 hour)

PY 3350 Research Methods (3 hours)

PY 3360 Social Psychology (3 hours)

PY 4315 Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (3 hours)

PY 4351 Internship (3 hours)

PY 4391 Capstone Research Project (3 hours)

Degree Requirements 23 hours

PY 4310 Abnormal Psychology (3 hours)

PY 4330 Physiological Psychology (3 hours)

PY 4335 Health & Rehabilitation Psychology (3 hours)

BIO 2393 Concepts of A. & P. (3 hours)

BIO 2193 Concepts of A. & P. I Lab (1 hour)

BIO 2394 Concepts of A. & P II (3 hours)

BIO 2194 Concepts of A & P II lab (1 hour)

BIO 2340 Medical Terminology (3 hours)

PE 3303 Kinesiology (3 hours)

Social Science Electives 3 hours

Choose ONE Elective From This List: 

ANTH 2301 Cultural Anthropology (3 hours)

SY 2328 Introduction to Sociology (3 hours)

Free Electives 15 hours

Core Curriculum Requirements 50 hours

Professional and Major Field 70 hours

Total Hours Required for Graduation 120 hours

 

Admission Requirements

Prospective students wishing to enroll in this degree program must be a qualified high school graduate who has completed a high school curriculum and received a regular high school diploma, or has a General Education Development (GED) Certificate. Applicants out of high school for more than five years are not required to provide ACT or SAT scores. If out of high school for less than five years, a minimum ACT score of 18 or SAT score of 1290 is required for admission. Applicants who do not satisfy these requirements can apply for conditional admission. You must forward official transcripts from all schools previously attended.

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