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

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division Courses

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Psychology Elective Courses

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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General Education

English

Lower Division

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Humanities

Lower Division

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Math

Lower Division

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Natural Science

Lower Division

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Upper Division

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Social Science

Lower Division

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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