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 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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
Back


Social Science

Lower Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3

This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • 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
Back


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