2019-2020 Official University Academic Catalog 
    May 17, 2022  
2019-2020 Official University Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.S. (BSPY):Global

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology described below is offered in the nontraditional format, primarily via online delivery. The B.S. in Psychology is also offered on-ground in the traditional format with a few varying general education requirements. Students seeking the B.S. in Psychology may take courses on-ground and/or online, but must declare the primary delivery format for the major: traditional or nontraditional.


The B.S. in Psychology provides students with a broad knowledge in the field of psychology, preparing them for application to graduate school and/or employment in a wide range of settings (e.g., social work, management/personnel, Christian education, ministry, etc.). Students interested in pursuing graduate studies may consider one of LETU’s graduate programs in psychology/counseling/marriage and family therapy. The University offers the following graduate degrees in the area of psychology:

  • Master of Arts in Psychology (online only)
  • Master of Arts in Counseling (online only) with specializations in professional counseling, school counseling, and/or marriage and family therapy
  • Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy (MAMFT)(on-ground only, Longview and Dallas)

The M.A. in Counseling and the MAMFT provide students with the academic requirements necessary for *state licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and/or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT). Students are strongly encouraged to talk with their academic advisor and Program Director about career options in the field of psychology.


*Eligibility for state licensure is specific to Texas. Students in other states should research licensure requirements and should be aware that completion of a LETU graduate degree may not meet requirements for states other than Texas.

General Education Courses (50 hours)

Theology and Vocation Courses (12 Hours)

General Elective Courses (16 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Total: 42 credit hours in major courses with grades of C or above, 50 credit hours of general education, 12 credit hours of theology/vocation courses, 16 credit hours of general electives for a total of 120 credits.

Students desiring a career in professional counseling or marriage and family therapy should complete the following electives: