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 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Upper Division Courses

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Psychology Elective Courses

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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General Education

English

Lower Division

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Upper Division

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Humanities

Lower Division

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Upper Division

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Math

Lower Division

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Natural Science

Lower Division

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Upper Division

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Social Science

Lower Division

PSY 2106 Psychology of Communication

Credits : 3
This course explores the basic concepts of communication skills. The emphasis of study includes communication styles, couples' interaction styles, and provides a model of communication for analysis. The course content also includes an overview of both verbal and non-verbal human communication styles. Emphasis is on dysfunctional interaction styles and methodical techniques for improvement. Strategic intervention for effective communication will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Describe strategies of active listening and assertive skills to daily living
  • Analyze healthy boundaries and fundamental strategies for conflict resolution
  • Apply research findings in the study of interpersonal communication
  • Illustrate an understanding of culture and diversity in communication
  • Recognize ethical issues of interpersonal communication
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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