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 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
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Upper Division Courses

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
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Psychology Elective Courses

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
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General Education

English

Lower Division

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
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Upper Division

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
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Humanities

Lower Division

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
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Math

Lower Division

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
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Natural Science

Lower Division

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
Back


Social Science

Lower Division

PSY 2404 Crisis Intervention

Credits : 3
This course examines theories and techniques of short-term intervention and referral procedures. The focus of study includes suicide, battering, rape, death and disasters in the community.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Summarize the role of the professional counselor dealing with crisis
  • Analyze various models of crisis intervention
  • Define how to manage crisis situations for a multitude of client challenges
  • Create a directory of referral sources in the community
  • Explore the legal, ethical and multicultural issues as they relate to crisis interviewing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts and begin to recognize: 

· Basic attending skills. 
· Various crisis situations. 
· Interventions dealing with clients in crisis. 
· Alcoholism and substance abuse disorders. 
· Maladaptive responses to stress and crisis and client's coping strategies. 
· ABC model for crisis intervention. 
· Community resources and readings for clients and therapists. 

 
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