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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • 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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