Psychology Courses

Single Undergraduate Psychology Courses

At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.

Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Psychology. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as cognition and the brain, addiction, abnormal psychology, marriage and family therapy and business psychology.

Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Undergraduate Courses

PSY 2314 Aids and Chemical Dependency

Credits : 3
This course explores the history and origins of HIV/AIDS and examines the health and behavioral issues related to the treatment of addiction including the transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course. 

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explore course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Interpret current research on HIV infection and HIV Disease
  • Describe the biological characteristics of HIV and AIDS
  • Examine the legal, ethical, social aspects, and implications of HIV/AIDS
  • Discuss HIV/AIDS as a Humanitarian Crisis
  • Discriminate aspects of Primary and Secondary HIV/AIDS Prevention as it relates to those with substance abuse issues
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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