Department Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: Knowledge Base in Psychology

1.1   Describe key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology

1.2   Develop a working knowledge of psychology's content domains

1.3   Describe applications of psychology


Goal 2: Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking 

2.1 Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena

2.2 Demonstrate psychology information literacy

2.4 Interpret, design, and conduct basic psychological research


Goal 3: Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

3.1 Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice

3.3 Apply psychological values that build community at local, national, and global levels   


Goal 4: Communication

4.1 Demonstrate effective writing

4.2 Exhibit effective presentation skills