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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  • Understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Respect and use critical thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
  • Understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
  • Value empirical evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically, and reflect other values that are the underpinings of psychology as a science.
  • Demonstrate information competence and the ability to use computers and other technology for many purposes.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of formats.
  • Recognize, understand, and respect the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity.
  • Develop insight into their own and others' behavior and mental processes and apply effective strategies for self-management and self-improvement.
  • Pursue realistic ideas about how to implement their psychological knowledge, skills, and values in occupational pursuits in a variety of settings that meet personal goals and societal needs.
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