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Certificate of Achievement
Associate in Arts
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the Psychology Program will be able to:
- Think critically in reading, writing, and/or speaking about problems and information related to human behavior and mental processes using the scientific approach, thereby identifying problems, theses, arguments, evidence and conclusions.
- Write or speak about ideas related to human behavior and mental processes, thereby addressing problems, formulating theses, making arguments, analyzing and weighing evidence, and deriving conclusions.
- Demonstrate an ability to apply psychological concepts and theories to the understanding of diverse personal and social issues, understand one’s role in society, take responsibility for one’s own actions, and make ethical decisions in complex situations.
- Analyze one’s own actions, see others’ perspectives, and work effectively with others in groups.
- Articulate similarities and differences among people as they relate to the discipline of Psychology, and demonstrate an understanding of cultural pluralism.
- Compare and contrast the different research methods used in psychology a scientific discipline; understand the applications and implications of technology and its appropriate uses.
Students will be assessed through a combination of performance evaluations, written assignments, and written tests and quizzes.