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

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division Courses

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Psychology Elective Courses

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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General Education

English

Lower Division

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Humanities

Lower Division

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Math

Lower Division

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Natural Science

Lower Division

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
Back


Upper Division

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Social Science

Lower Division

NS 1107 Environmental Science

Credits : 3

This course provides an overview of earth environments (physical, geological, hydrologic, atmospheric, and biological) and their interactions; modifications (use and misuse) of the physical environment; current environmental issues. Learners will gain an awareness of the importance of Earth's systems in sustaining our daily lives, plus the scientific foundation and tools needed to apply critical thought to contemporary environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the different earth environmental systems interact.
  • Describe how different species interaction.
  • Analyze the impact population growth has on the environment.
  • Describe the nine major terrestrial biomes.
  • Explain the “Greenhouse” effect and its impact on our environment.
  • Assess the impact conservation can have on our environment.
  • Compare the differences in the continental crust and the oceanic crust.
  • Explain the relationship between economics and urbanization.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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