BA | Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

CalSouthern’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Courses

Below please find the online psychology courses that comprise the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program at CalSouthern. In addition to a selection of general education classes, the program includes 24 credit hours of required psychology courses, 21 elective psychology courses, and 45 credits of general electives.

Required Core Courses

Lower Division Courses

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Upper Division Courses

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Psychology Elective Courses

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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General Education

English

Lower Division

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Upper Division

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Humanities

Lower Division

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Upper Division

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Math

Lower Division

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Natural Science

Lower Division

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Upper Division

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Social Science

Lower Division

BUS 2414 Business Communications

Credits : 3

This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
  • Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
  • Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
  • Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
  • Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
  • Write an effective resume and job application letter.
  • Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
  • Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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