2016-2017 Catalog

Psychology Learning Goals


  1. Demonstrate knowledge of a broad overview at the introductory level of psychological research, including history, scientific method, physiological, sensation and perception, development, learning, social, personality, abnormal, and therapies.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic social influences on behavior and mental processes.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of basic research methods necessary to read and understand research in the field of psychology.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the major theoretical perspectives on the development and assessment of personality.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic human developmental processes and milestones throughout the lifespan.
  6. Select, compute, and interpret basic statistical techniques in the behavioral sciences.
  7. Assess, critique, and conduct research in the behavioral sciences.