BA | Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

CalSouthern’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Courses

Below please find the online psychology courses that comprise the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program at CalSouthern. In addition to a selection of general education classes, the program includes 24 credit hours of required psychology courses, 21 elective psychology courses, and 45 credits of general electives.

Required Core Courses

Lower Division Courses

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Upper Division Courses

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Psychology Elective Courses

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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General Education

English

Lower Division

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Upper Division

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Humanities

Lower Division

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Math

Lower Division

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Natural Science

Lower Division

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
Back


Upper Division

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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Social Science

Lower Division

MATH 1115 Pre-Calculus

Credits : 3

Pre-Calculus provides the concepts and skills that should be mastered before enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The students will study and explore the following types of mathematical functions: linear; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric. In addition students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Illustrate linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Solve quadratic equations.
  • Identify functions, function notations, and graphs of a function.
  • Analyze the graph of a function.
  • Graph polynomial functions.
  • Define the intermediate value theorem.
  • Calculate exponential equations graphically.
  • Distinguish the properties of logarithms.
  • Interpret the trigonometry of real numbers.
  • Explain the transformations and applications of trigonometric graphs.
  • Describe the inverse trig functions and their applications
  • Summarize the law of cosines.
  • Calculate linear systems using matrix equations.
  • Classify linear systems in two and three variables.
  • Interpret nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify computations for the rotation of axes.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
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