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 87522 Consulting in Business, Education and Mental Health

Credits : 3

This course is an overview of consultation theory and practice for mental health professionals who perform duties in the roles of consultants and collaborators. Mental health, expert, collaborative, behavioral, and organizational models will be discussed and applied to a variety of settings. Course content includes the history, definition, fundamentals of consultation, models of consultation, consultation stages, effective consultant skills and characteristics, consultee variables, consultation with parents and teachers, and legal and ethical issues regarding consultation.

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
  • Compare and contrast various consultation models in specific settings
  • Adapt concepts of consultation practice to the nature of organizations
  • Develop consultant interview skills
  • Discriminate professional ethics and cultural competence in business and organizational consultation
  • Analyze research on consultation and collaboration
  • 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
Back


Thesis

PSY 87522 Consulting in Business, Education and Mental Health

Credits : 3

This course is an overview of consultation theory and practice for mental health professionals who perform duties in the roles of consultants and collaborators. Mental health, expert, collaborative, behavioral, and organizational models will be discussed and applied to a variety of settings. Course content includes the history, definition, fundamentals of consultation, models of consultation, consultation stages, effective consultant skills and characteristics, consultee variables, consultation with parents and teachers, and legal and ethical issues regarding consultation.

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
  • Compare and contrast various consultation models in specific settings
  • Adapt concepts of consultation practice to the nature of organizations
  • Develop consultant interview skills
  • Discriminate professional ethics and cultural competence in business and organizational consultation
  • Analyze research on consultation and collaboration
  • 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
Back


Elective Areas of Concentration

Concentration One: General Psychology

PSY 87522 Consulting in Business, Education and Mental Health

Credits : 3

This course is an overview of consultation theory and practice for mental health professionals who perform duties in the roles of consultants and collaborators. Mental health, expert, collaborative, behavioral, and organizational models will be discussed and applied to a variety of settings. Course content includes the history, definition, fundamentals of consultation, models of consultation, consultation stages, effective consultant skills and characteristics, consultee variables, consultation with parents and teachers, and legal and ethical issues regarding consultation.

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
  • Compare and contrast various consultation models in specific settings
  • Adapt concepts of consultation practice to the nature of organizations
  • Develop consultant interview skills
  • Discriminate professional ethics and cultural competence in business and organizational consultation
  • Analyze research on consultation and collaboration
  • 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
Back


Concentration Two: Pastoral Counseling

PSY 87522 Consulting in Business, Education and Mental Health

Credits : 3

This course is an overview of consultation theory and practice for mental health professionals who perform duties in the roles of consultants and collaborators. Mental health, expert, collaborative, behavioral, and organizational models will be discussed and applied to a variety of settings. Course content includes the history, definition, fundamentals of consultation, models of consultation, consultation stages, effective consultant skills and characteristics, consultee variables, consultation with parents and teachers, and legal and ethical issues regarding consultation.

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
  • Compare and contrast various consultation models in specific settings
  • Adapt concepts of consultation practice to the nature of organizations
  • Develop consultant interview skills
  • Discriminate professional ethics and cultural competence in business and organizational consultation
  • Analyze research on consultation and collaboration
  • 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
Back


Concentration Three: Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency

PSY 87522 Consulting in Business, Education and Mental Health

Credits : 3

This course is an overview of consultation theory and practice for mental health professionals who perform duties in the roles of consultants and collaborators. Mental health, expert, collaborative, behavioral, and organizational models will be discussed and applied to a variety of settings. Course content includes the history, definition, fundamentals of consultation, models of consultation, consultation stages, effective consultant skills and characteristics, consultee variables, consultation with parents and teachers, and legal and ethical issues regarding consultation.

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
  • Compare and contrast various consultation models in specific settings
  • Adapt concepts of consultation practice to the nature of organizations
  • Develop consultant interview skills
  • Discriminate professional ethics and cultural competence in business and organizational consultation
  • Analyze research on consultation and collaboration
  • 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
Back


Concentration Four: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

PSY 87522 Consulting in Business, Education and Mental Health

Credits : 3

This course is an overview of consultation theory and practice for mental health professionals who perform duties in the roles of consultants and collaborators. Mental health, expert, collaborative, behavioral, and organizational models will be discussed and applied to a variety of settings. Course content includes the history, definition, fundamentals of consultation, models of consultation, consultation stages, effective consultant skills and characteristics, consultee variables, consultation with parents and teachers, and legal and ethical issues regarding consultation.

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
  • Compare and contrast various consultation models in specific settings
  • Adapt concepts of consultation practice to the nature of organizations
  • Develop consultant interview skills
  • Discriminate professional ethics and cultural competence in business and organizational consultation
  • Analyze research on consultation and collaboration
  • 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
Back


Concentration Five: Sport Psychology

PSY 87522 Consulting in Business, Education and Mental Health

Credits : 3

This course is an overview of consultation theory and practice for mental health professionals who perform duties in the roles of consultants and collaborators. Mental health, expert, collaborative, behavioral, and organizational models will be discussed and applied to a variety of settings. Course content includes the history, definition, fundamentals of consultation, models of consultation, consultation stages, effective consultant skills and characteristics, consultee variables, consultation with parents and teachers, and legal and ethical issues regarding consultation.

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
  • Compare and contrast various consultation models in specific settings
  • Adapt concepts of consultation practice to the nature of organizations
  • Develop consultant interview skills
  • Discriminate professional ethics and cultural competence in business and organizational consultation
  • Analyze research on consultation and collaboration
  • 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
Back


Take the first step - Call 800.477.2254