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 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
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Upper Division Courses

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
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Psychology Elective Courses

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
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General Education

English

Lower Division

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
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Humanities

Lower Division

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
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Math

Lower Division

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
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Natural Science

Lower Division

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
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Social Science

Lower Division

PSY 2411 Psychology in Business

Credits : 3
This course will provide a critical examination of people at work by analyzing jobs, and recruiting, selecting, training, and appraising employees. Areas of focus include employee attitudes, work behaviors, motivation, leadership, employee diversity, affect and emotions, and justice perceptions. This class will focus on both research and the application of research findings to practical problems in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Explain the contemporary roles and responsibilities of managers at varying levels of
  • Examine critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles in regard to people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender and other backgrounds
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within various disciplines of business
  • Identify interpersonal skills such as motivation, employee attitudes and perception
  • Apply research to organizational culture and organizational change
  • Compare and contrast business organization that are facing an organizational challenge
  • 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

Course Concepts:

Learners will understand major concepts of... 

· Individual differences and work behavior 
· Motivation 
· Managing stress and burnout 
· Conflict resolution 
· Personal relationships on the job 
· Small group communication 
· Leadership skills 
· Personal productivity 
· Culture of Latino/Hispanic Americans 

 
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