The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the contemporary discipline of psychology. Upon graduation, you’ll be well prepared for roles in vocational counseling, criminal justice, journalism, or entry-level counseling in the context of a county-funded agency or hospital. You’ll also be prepared to seek admission to graduate programs at the master’s or doctoral level.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Articulate major theories, concepts, and historical trends in psychology.
- Explain behavior, cognition, and emotion from multiple schools of thought and multicultural perspectives.
- Identify a problem in psychology, examine available evidence, analyze assumptions, and apply research methods to solve the problem. This includes the ability to interpret numbers and apply basic statistical procedures.
- Write papers in psychology using different literary formats, e.g., narrative, exposition, critical analysis, and APA format.
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