Single Master’s-Level Psychology Courses
At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:
- Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
- Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
- Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest
Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Psychology. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as addiction, human sexuality, organizational psychology, marriage and family therapy and psychopathology.
Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in a master’s-level degree program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!
*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
MFT 86507 Human Sexuality
This course introduces the fundamentals of sexuality and sex therapy required to work as a marriage or relationship therapist. The focus of study includes a survey of the ethical and professional issues in the assessment and treatment of sexual disorders. Learners are also taught to explore the physiological-psychological and social-cultural variables associated with sexual identity, sexual behavior, and sexual disorders.Learning Outcomes:
- Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
- Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
- 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 emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
- Understand human sexual anatomy and physiology, the sexual life cycle throughout the life span, reproduction, and sexual health.
- Analyze differences in sexuality, sexual orientation, and gender roles.
- Examine and analyze how cultural, religious, and political views influence sexuality
- Apply characteristics of normal sexual behavior to identify atypical sexual behavior, common characteristics of those exhibiting it, and understand the etiology
- Analyze components to a healthy and unhealthy relationship including coercion and sexual victimization and the effectiveness of sex therapy techniques for sexual issues.