MA | Master of Arts in Psychology

Psychology master's courses in the Master of Arts in Psychology program

The following master's level courses comprise CalSouthern’s Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology degree program. In order to fulfill educational requirements for licensure at the master’s level in California – MFT and/or LPCC – all required courses must be completed. Elective options are not available for this program. For licensure requirements in other states, please contact your applicable state board.

Required Core Courses

PSY 86508 Cross Cultural Mores and Values

Credits : 3

This course explores cross-cultural mores and values with an emphasis on problems and solutions. The focus of study aims to heighten awareness, compassion, and understanding of psychological and therapeutic issues arising across a wide range of racial and ethnic backgrounds, including, but not limited, to African Americans, Hispanics, Asians and Native Americans. This course guides Learners to focus on their culture of origin to increase awareness of their own heritage and to increase their appreciation of the impact of culture upon individuals.

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
  • Analyze your own cultural background
  • Compare and contrast research and practices relevant to helping people from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Discriminate processes and issues related to clients of various ethnic & cultural origins
  • Formulate patterns of racial and ethnic adaptation
  • Consider the global expansion of racism
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Additional Available Licensure Requirement

PSY 86508 Cross Cultural Mores and Values

Credits : 3

This course explores cross-cultural mores and values with an emphasis on problems and solutions. The focus of study aims to heighten awareness, compassion, and understanding of psychological and therapeutic issues arising across a wide range of racial and ethnic backgrounds, including, but not limited, to African Americans, Hispanics, Asians and Native Americans. This course guides Learners to focus on their culture of origin to increase awareness of their own heritage and to increase their appreciation of the impact of culture upon individuals.

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
  • Analyze your own cultural background
  • Compare and contrast research and practices relevant to helping people from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Discriminate processes and issues related to clients of various ethnic & cultural origins
  • Formulate patterns of racial and ethnic adaptation
  • Consider the global expansion of racism
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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