MS | Master of Science in Psychology

Master of Science in Psychology Courses

Below, please find the psychology degree courses in CalSouthern’s Master of Science in Psychology program. By taking five three-credit psychology degree courses in one of five different subject areas, you can earn your MS with an emphasis on chemical dependence and compulsive disorders, sports psychology, organizational psychology, pastoral counseling, or general psychology.

Required Core Courses

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Thesis

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Areas of Concentration

Concentration One: General Psychology

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Concentration Two: Pastoral Counseling

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Concentration Three: Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Concentration Four: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Concentration Five: Sport Psychology

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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