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

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Upper Division Courses

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Psychology Elective Courses

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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General Education

English

Lower Division

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Upper Division

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Humanities

Lower Division

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Upper Division

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Math

Lower Division

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Natural Science

Lower Division

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Upper Division

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Social Science

Lower Division

HU 1104 The Art of Wondering

Credits : 3

This is a course that teaches philosophy in a way that is as interesting as it is enlightening. By applying philosophic thinking tools to a host of original ideas gleaned from the world’s foremost thinkers, it will expose you to a wide range of perspectives and attitudes. The course nurtures analytical skills while critically engaging students in the question of some of life’s true meanings.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Summarize basic philosophical problems
  • Explain alternative answers to philosophical problems
  • Describe the art, skill and use of philosophical analysis and synthesis
  • Investigate the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics
  • Acquire philosophical skills as conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Participate in the use of philosophical skills for conceptual clarification and the ability to evaluate and construct sound arguments in order that they might reason more clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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