Department of Psychology

Putting your mind at ease with
LCU’s psychology program.

Mission Statement

The LCU psychology program offers a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree. The study of psychology here at Louisiana Christian University is dedicated to furthering the understanding of the human mind, human behavior, human interaction, and interaction within society through theory and Christian values. We strive to promote Christian values into the field of psychology so that our students are equipped and able to serve individuals, agencies, and communities throughout our country and the world in the most impactful way possible bringing empathy, compassion, and love to those they serve.

Psychology Club

The goal of the LCU Psychology club is to create a foundation of academic success for its members, engage in social events with its members to encourage the importance of giving to our community and others, establish strong relationships between members and faculty/staff, and create opportunities within the campus and community to make an impact on others.

The Psychology program goals include:

Program graduates will have obtained knowledge in the core disciplines of psychology including social, developmental, cognitive, history, personality, and clinical practice which are required to be competent psychologist.

Program graduates will have an effective understanding of research methods and statistics.

Program graduates will possess ethical and cultural awareness, sensitivity, and skills that make them competent psychologists.

Program graduates will possess an understanding in how Christian faith and values play a critical role in understanding individuals and application into the field of psychology.

Program graduates will possess knowledge and skills that prepare them for graduate school to further their education in the field of psychology, counseling, or social work fields.

PSI CHI: International Honors Society in Psychology

PSI CHI offers psychology major students’ resources and opportunities within their psychology career path. Allows for networking, research opportunities, leadership skills, scholarships, and grants.

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Career in Counseling

As a counselor, you will work with individuals, couples, families, and groups to address a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, grief, and relationship problems. Whether you choose to specialize in a particular area or work with a broad range of clients, a career in counseling is both rewarding and challenging.

Career in Psychology

As a psychologist, you will utilize research, analysis, and evidence-based practice to help individuals and communities work on and understand issues ranging from mental health and addiction to social and developmental challenges. You may specialize in a particular area of psychology or work in academia, research, or private practice.


Department Information

  • Human services
  • Healthcare
  • Research
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Law Enforcement
  • News writing
  • Career or Vocational Counselors
  • School Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Sports psychologists
  • Industrial-organizational psychologists
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Other human behavior related fields

Psychology majors have excellent preparation for psychology graduate programs such as counseling psychology, forensic psychology, or school counseling as well as other professional graduate programs (law school, seminary, veterinary school, nursing).

Degrees & Programs