B.A. in Psychology

Degree Guide Key:
Traditional Day ProgramsWC
Evening & Weekend ProgramsSCD
Online ProgramsON
Graduate ProgramsGRAD


A Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Midway College requires a total of 124 credit hours. Thirty-seven of those hours will be general requirements, 36 credit hours in psychology requirements and three credit hours in supporting requirements in order to earn a major in Psychology.

Please see the breakdown below of credit hours.

Available through: WCON

  Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 34-40
Psychology Requirements 39
General Psychology PSY 180 3
Human Growth and Development PSY 260 3
Research Methods in Psychology PSY 355 3
Social Psychology PSY 312 3
Counseling Theory and Techniques PSY 337 3
Physiological Psychology PSY 315 3
Abnormal Psychology PSY 320 3
Personality and Adjustment PSY 330 3
History and Systems of Psychology PSY 401 3
The Psychology Profession PSY 405 3
Community Service and Leadership PSY 410 3
Senior Project Demonstrating Excellent PSY 415 3
Probability and Statistics MTH 245 3
Choose two of the following 6
Patterns of Human Sexuality PSY 301 3
Industrial/Organizational Psychology PSY 302 3
Psychology of Gender PSY 321 3
Learning PSY 325 3
Cognition PSY 335 3
Forensic Psychology PSY 350 3
Electives 35-41
Total 120

*Minimum grade of "C" required for graduation.


If you’re interested in psychology studies or another one of our humanities degree programs, contact Midway College today for more information.

B.A. Psychology (Concentration in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling)

Concentration is available in-seat in Lexington and Women’s College As a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, (Obamacare), the state of Kentucky (and others) has an increased demand for patient services in Alcohol and Drug Abuse CounselingThe new concentration will use current classes in Psychology and add courses specific to substance abuse and counseling for graduates to obtain licensing as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

The concentration in Alcohol and Drug Counseling emphasizes the theories, methods and techniques utilized in Alcohol and Drug Counseling to provide the learner with the knowledge, skills and abilities to become an effective counselor in the discipline.

To earn the concentration, student must complete 18 hours of courses:

  Semester Hours
Psychology (Concentration in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling) required courses
PSY 270 Intro to Counseling Techniques 3
PSY 360 Psychopharmacology 3
PSY 362 Individual and group therapy 3
PSY 280 Case Management 3
PSY 364 Diagnosis and Assessment 3
PSY 370 Beginning Practicum in Alcohol and Drug Counseling 3
PSY 470 Advanced Practicum in Alcohol and Drug Counseling 3