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 87115 Psychology of Coaching

Credits : 3

This course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of coaching strategies, methods, and techniques that are critical for anyone working with an athlete or a team. It also reviews the latest sports science research and the hands-on experience and best practices of highly experienced coaches.

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
  • Design a coaching philosophy
  • Analyze objectives for coaching
  • Discriminate between coaching styles and their affect on athletes
  • Assess code of ethics
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Thesis

PSY 87115 Psychology of Coaching

Credits : 3

This course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of coaching strategies, methods, and techniques that are critical for anyone working with an athlete or a team. It also reviews the latest sports science research and the hands-on experience and best practices of highly experienced coaches.

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
  • Design a coaching philosophy
  • Analyze objectives for coaching
  • Discriminate between coaching styles and their affect on athletes
  • Assess code of ethics
  • 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 87115 Psychology of Coaching

Credits : 3

This course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of coaching strategies, methods, and techniques that are critical for anyone working with an athlete or a team. It also reviews the latest sports science research and the hands-on experience and best practices of highly experienced coaches.

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
  • Design a coaching philosophy
  • Analyze objectives for coaching
  • Discriminate between coaching styles and their affect on athletes
  • Assess code of ethics
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Concentration Two: Pastoral Counseling

PSY 87115 Psychology of Coaching

Credits : 3

This course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of coaching strategies, methods, and techniques that are critical for anyone working with an athlete or a team. It also reviews the latest sports science research and the hands-on experience and best practices of highly experienced coaches.

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
  • Design a coaching philosophy
  • Analyze objectives for coaching
  • Discriminate between coaching styles and their affect on athletes
  • Assess code of ethics
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Concentration Three: Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency

PSY 87115 Psychology of Coaching

Credits : 3

This course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of coaching strategies, methods, and techniques that are critical for anyone working with an athlete or a team. It also reviews the latest sports science research and the hands-on experience and best practices of highly experienced coaches.

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
  • Design a coaching philosophy
  • Analyze objectives for coaching
  • Discriminate between coaching styles and their affect on athletes
  • Assess code of ethics
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Concentration Four: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

PSY 87115 Psychology of Coaching

Credits : 3

This course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of coaching strategies, methods, and techniques that are critical for anyone working with an athlete or a team. It also reviews the latest sports science research and the hands-on experience and best practices of highly experienced coaches.

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
  • Design a coaching philosophy
  • Analyze objectives for coaching
  • Discriminate between coaching styles and their affect on athletes
  • Assess code of ethics
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Concentration Five: Sport Psychology

PSY 87115 Psychology of Coaching

Credits : 3

This course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of coaching strategies, methods, and techniques that are critical for anyone working with an athlete or a team. It also reviews the latest sports science research and the hands-on experience and best practices of highly experienced coaches.

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
  • Design a coaching philosophy
  • Analyze objectives for coaching
  • Discriminate between coaching styles and their affect on athletes
  • Assess code of ethics
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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