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Student Outcome Goals for the Department of Psychological Sciences

Upon completion of a degree program in psychological sciences, students will be able to:

  •      Demonstrate fundamental knowledge and comprehension of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and empirical findings to discuss how psychological principles apply to behavioral problems.
  •     Demonstrate the skills to apply scientific inquiry and critical thinking skills to interpret psychological phenomena and engage in innovative and integrative thinking and problem solving.
  •     Demonstrate ethical and social responsibility in a diverse world by adhering to professional values even when working with those who do not share their heritage and traditions.
  •     Demonstrate competence in writing and oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  •     Demonstrate an application of psychology-specific content and skills, effective self-reflection, project-management skills, teamwork skills, and career preparation.

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