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

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Upper Division Courses

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Psychology Elective Courses

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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General Education

English

Lower Division

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Upper Division

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Humanities

Lower Division

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Upper Division

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Math

Lower Division

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Natural Science

Lower Division

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Social Science

Lower Division

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
The course surveys contemporary theories and techniques of group counseling. The course content includes the exploration of group counseling process, comparison of various theoretical approaches, and an introduction to professional and ethical issues. The focus of study includes the impact of members on group identity, on other group members and leadership issues.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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