MS | Master of Science in Psychology

Master of Science in Psychology Courses

Below, please find the psychology degree courses in CalSouthern’s Master of Science in Psychology program. By taking five three-credit psychology degree courses in one of five different subject areas, you can earn your MS with an emphasis on chemical dependence and compulsive disorders, sports psychology, organizational psychology, pastoral counseling, or general psychology.

Required Core Courses

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback and progressive relaxation.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Thesis

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback and progressive relaxation.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Elective Areas of Concentration

Concentration One: General Psychology

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback and progressive relaxation.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Concentration Two: Pastoral Counseling

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback and progressive relaxation.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Concentration Three: Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback and progressive relaxation.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Concentration Four: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback and progressive relaxation.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Concentration Five: Sport Psychology

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback and progressive relaxation.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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