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 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division Courses

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Psychology Elective Courses

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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General Education

English

Lower Division

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Humanities

Lower Division

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Math

Lower Division

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Natural Science

Lower Division

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Social Science

Lower Division

ENG 1406 Professional and Technical Writing

Credits : 3

The course will prepare learners for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. A variety of media and formats will be studied, including websites, emails, proposals, memos, and instructions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe general strategies for explaining and instructing technical information in writing.
  • Demonstrate various document design options and presentation features.
  • Explain various types of visuals and how to apply graphics and visuals to make writing more aesthetically appealing.
  • Describe the necessary contents for a manual, as well as other product-support items.
  • Demonstrate how to write effective reports and proposals as well as fliers, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Demonstrate how to write professional papers, such as the technical scientific paper, as well as academic papers.
  • Write a resume and cover letter in preparation for a job interview.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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