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 88002 Applied Concepts

Credits : 6

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the MS Degree Program, with the exception of the Master's Thesis. In this course the learner will be required to apply concepts of psychopathological constructs, counseling theories, multicultural aspects and cultural, legal and ethical issues in mental health.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Demonstrate competence in counseling theories
  • Demonstrate competence in psychopathology
  • Demonstrate competence in psychotherapeutic interventions
  • Demonstrate competence in legal and ethical issues of mental health
  • Demonstrate competence in culture and diversity
  • Demonstrate competence in research analysis
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Demonstate a general understanding of the course concepts covered in this week's readings
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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Thesis

PSY 88002 Applied Concepts

Credits : 6

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the MS Degree Program, with the exception of the Master's Thesis. In this course the learner will be required to apply concepts of psychopathological constructs, counseling theories, multicultural aspects and cultural, legal and ethical issues in mental health.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Demonstrate competence in counseling theories
  • Demonstrate competence in psychopathology
  • Demonstrate competence in psychotherapeutic interventions
  • Demonstrate competence in legal and ethical issues of mental health
  • Demonstrate competence in culture and diversity
  • Demonstrate competence in research analysis
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Demonstate a general understanding of the course concepts covered in this week's readings
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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Elective Areas of Concentration

Concentration One: General Psychology

PSY 88002 Applied Concepts

Credits : 6

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the MS Degree Program, with the exception of the Master's Thesis. In this course the learner will be required to apply concepts of psychopathological constructs, counseling theories, multicultural aspects and cultural, legal and ethical issues in mental health.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Demonstrate competence in counseling theories
  • Demonstrate competence in psychopathology
  • Demonstrate competence in psychotherapeutic interventions
  • Demonstrate competence in legal and ethical issues of mental health
  • Demonstrate competence in culture and diversity
  • Demonstrate competence in research analysis
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Demonstate a general understanding of the course concepts covered in this week's readings
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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Concentration Two: Pastoral Counseling

PSY 88002 Applied Concepts

Credits : 6

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the MS Degree Program, with the exception of the Master's Thesis. In this course the learner will be required to apply concepts of psychopathological constructs, counseling theories, multicultural aspects and cultural, legal and ethical issues in mental health.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Demonstrate competence in counseling theories
  • Demonstrate competence in psychopathology
  • Demonstrate competence in psychotherapeutic interventions
  • Demonstrate competence in legal and ethical issues of mental health
  • Demonstrate competence in culture and diversity
  • Demonstrate competence in research analysis
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Demonstate a general understanding of the course concepts covered in this week's readings
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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Concentration Three: Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency

PSY 88002 Applied Concepts

Credits : 6

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the MS Degree Program, with the exception of the Master's Thesis. In this course the learner will be required to apply concepts of psychopathological constructs, counseling theories, multicultural aspects and cultural, legal and ethical issues in mental health.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Demonstrate competence in counseling theories
  • Demonstrate competence in psychopathology
  • Demonstrate competence in psychotherapeutic interventions
  • Demonstrate competence in legal and ethical issues of mental health
  • Demonstrate competence in culture and diversity
  • Demonstrate competence in research analysis
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Demonstate a general understanding of the course concepts covered in this week's readings
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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Concentration Four: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

PSY 88002 Applied Concepts

Credits : 6

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the MS Degree Program, with the exception of the Master's Thesis. In this course the learner will be required to apply concepts of psychopathological constructs, counseling theories, multicultural aspects and cultural, legal and ethical issues in mental health.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Demonstrate competence in counseling theories
  • Demonstrate competence in psychopathology
  • Demonstrate competence in psychotherapeutic interventions
  • Demonstrate competence in legal and ethical issues of mental health
  • Demonstrate competence in culture and diversity
  • Demonstrate competence in research analysis
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Demonstate a general understanding of the course concepts covered in this week's readings
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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Concentration Five: Sport Psychology

PSY 88002 Applied Concepts

Credits : 6

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the MS Degree Program, with the exception of the Master's Thesis. In this course the learner will be required to apply concepts of psychopathological constructs, counseling theories, multicultural aspects and cultural, legal and ethical issues in mental health.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Demonstrate competence in counseling theories
  • Demonstrate competence in psychopathology
  • Demonstrate competence in psychotherapeutic interventions
  • Demonstrate competence in legal and ethical issues of mental health
  • Demonstrate competence in culture and diversity
  • Demonstrate competence in research analysis
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Demonstate a general understanding of the course concepts covered in this week's readings
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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