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 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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Upper Division Courses

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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Psychology Elective Courses

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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General Education

English

Lower Division

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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Upper Division

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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Humanities

Lower Division

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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Upper Division

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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Math

Lower Division

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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Natural Science

Lower Division

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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Upper Division

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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Social Science

Lower Division

PSY 2400 Introduction to Social Psychology

Credits : 3
This course explores social influences on behavior. The content of the course of study includes social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, attraction, altruism, aggression, interpersonal influence, and group processes. The course material will focus on how people think about, relate to, and influence one another as well as cultural differences in regard to cognition and behavior. Research and ethics in social psychology are included.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Compare and contrast theories of social psychology
  • Integrate current research in social psychology
  • Explore the nature of aggression in societies
  • Describe various social and perceptual biases, stereotypes and social conformity
  • Examine the impact of gender and cultural diversity on social behavior
  • Recognize legal and ethical issues in social psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of… 

· Social psychology 
· Social thinking 
· Social influence 
· Social relations 

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