BA | Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

CalSouthern’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Courses

The online psychology courses that comprise the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program at CalSouthern are listed below.  In addition to a selection of general education courses, the program includes required and elective psychology courses as well as general electives.

Required Core Courses

Lower Division Courses

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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Upper Division Courses

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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Psychology Elective Courses

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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General Education

English

Lower Division

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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Upper Division

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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Humanities

Lower Division

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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Upper Division

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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Math

Lower Division

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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Natural Science

Lower Division

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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Upper Division

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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Social Science

Lower Division

NS 1400 Anthropology

Credits : 3

This course uses global and holistic perspectives to examine the economic, social, political, cultural and ideological integration of society. It is the study of people of all periods beginning with the immediate ancestors of humans through the development of humans until the present.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Define and explain anthropology; clarify the function of anthropology within today's societies.
  • Define and describe four subfields of anthropology.
  • Summarize the theory of evolution and explain how this theory can be applied to hominids throughout time.
  • Illustrate cultural relativity.
  • Review the fluidity between assumed dichotomies, such as self-other, ancient/modern, savage/civilized, and science/myth.
  • Identify and explain the major concepts, theories, and methods in anthropology.
  • Reflect on one's own personal values and their cultural origins in light of anthropological understandings of culture and action.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
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