The core foundation curriculum in psychology provides the student with the essentials of psychological science and thought. Culminating with the senior capstone, the core curriculum produces an integration of the student’s goals and objectives with psycho
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- Program Type:
- Intensive Language
- Degree Level:
- 1-3 months, 4-6 months, 1 year
- Program Description:
- The psychology undergraduate curriculum is designed for students who want to prepare for graduate study in psychology or related disciplines, graduate study in fields where knowledge of human behavior would be beneficial, professional careers in psychology, or baccalaureate-level careers in human services or in psychological support settings.
The core foundation curriculum in psychology provides the student with the essentials of psychological science and thought. Culminating with the senior capstone, the core curriculum produces an integration of the student’s goals and objectives with psychology’s present and future. In addition to the core foundation curriculum, students pursue a curriculum of electives in psychology chosen in consultation with their psychology academic advisor. Students pursuing the psychology degree must receive at least a “C” grade in all courses used to satisfy the degree requirement. Moreover, psychology major courses taken while attending Brandman cannot be satisfied with a “Pass” grade under a pass/no pass grading system. In addition to PSYU 101, a total of 6 lower-division credits in the psychology elective area will be accepted for credit by CLEP and DANTES examinations.
Program Learning Outcomes - Application of Theory: Connect psychological theory to real life applications. Human Behavior: Examine psychological principles of human behavior from a historical perspective. Research Methods and Statistics: Understand methodology and statistical techniques related to behavioral science research. Scientific Writing: Apply appropriate methods of scientific writing in APA format. Life Span Development: Understand and apply the major theories related to the entire lifespan from prenatal development through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, middle-age, and late adulthood.
- Setting Description:
- Online and classroom
- Financial aid available $500/unit
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