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

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division Courses

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Psychology Elective Courses

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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General Education

English

Lower Division

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Humanities

Lower Division

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Math

Lower Division

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Natural Science

Lower Division

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Social Science

Lower Division

ENG 1101 English Composition I

Credits : 3

This course is an introductory course in college writing, emphasizing writing as a process. It focuses on generating and organizing ideas, conducting library research, developing paragraphs, improving sentence structure; reviews conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Use Writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
  • Demonstrate and use invention strategies that help writers develop ideas, formulate a theses, and adjust organization and details for the audience’s needs.
  • Produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness
  • Employ a variety of essay genres.
  • Illustrate an understanding of the ways that language and communication shape experience, construct meaning, and foster community.
  • Identify with and reflect on your personal writing process and rhetorical effectiveness.
  • Apply proper citation formatting on all outside sources correctly and consistently using APA style.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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