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

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Upper Division Courses

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Psychology Elective Courses

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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General Education

English

Lower Division

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Upper Division

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Humanities

Lower Division

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Math

Lower Division

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Natural Science

Lower Division

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Social Science

Lower Division

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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