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

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Upper Division Courses

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Psychology Elective Courses

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • 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

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Upper Division

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Humanities

Lower Division

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Upper Division

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Math

Lower Division

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • 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

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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Upper Division

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • 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

CAP 2400 Capstone Project

Credits : 3

This capstone project is the culminating endeavor of Learners who earn an undergraduate degree from California Southern University. The project provides Learners with the opportunity to explore a problem or issue of particular personal or professional interest in their field. It allows Learners to demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real-world situations. The final project should affirm Learners ability to think critically and creatively, to solve practical problems, to make reasoned and ethical decision, to communicate effectively and to demonstrate mastery and application of learned skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess course concepts and objectives critically and competently through continued interactive dialogue with fellow Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Research and select a Capstone Project topic.
  • Produce an ethically responsible and professionally researched Capstone Project.
  • Design and present an oral presentation of the Capstone Project.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate course information critically and effectively.
  • Demonstrate achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes.
  • Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation
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