Psychology Courses

Single Undergraduate Psychology Courses

At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.

Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Psychology. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as cognition and the brain, addiction, abnormal psychology, marriage and family therapy and business psychology.

Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and 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.

Undergraduate Courses

PSY 2102 Introduction to Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling

Credits : 3
This course covers the dynamics and leadership of group processes. Theoretical orientations for working with groups, stages of group development, and groups across the life span are explored. Consideration is given to diversity and social justice issues in group work as well as the importance of creativity. The ethical and legal aspects of working with groups are addressed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Identify the major theories and techniques of group counseling
  • Describe the progressive stages of group development
  • Examine the role and function of the group leader
  • Apply research findings in group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Illustrate an understanding of multicultural populations in group process
  • Recognize ethical and professional issues of group practice
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology

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