Programs in the Department of Psychology

165 - Psychology - BS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  2. Students will understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  3. Students will evaluate information using critical analysis, skeptical inquiry, and the scientific approach.
  4. Students will understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and cultural issues.

610 - Behavioral Sciences - MS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Student will apply and analyze ethical principles in the behavioral sciences.
  2. Students will analyze and evaluate research principles in the behavioral sciences.
  3. Students will apply and analyze theories, methods, and findings in the behavioral sciences.
  4. Students will apply theories and skills within the field of behavioral science.

356 Family & Child Studies BS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of early learning standards.
  2. Students will apply knowledge of biopsychosocial development in childhood and adolescence.
  3. Students will apply knowledge of children and families in diverse cultural settings.
  4. Students will understand family strengths and weaknesses and how family members relate to each other.
  5. Students will apply knowledge of how children and their families interact with social institutions.