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Program Goals

Psychology Program Goals

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of a broad overview at the introductory level of psychological research, including history, scientific method, physiological, sensation and perception, development, learning, social, personality, abnormal, and therapies.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic social influences on behavior and mental processes.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of basic research methods necessary to read and understand research in the field of psychology.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the major theoretical perspectives on the development and assessment of personality.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic human developmental processes and milestones throughout the lifespan.
  6. Select, compute, and interpret basic statistical techniques in the behavioral sciences.
  7. Assess, critique, and conduct research in the behavioral sciences.

Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies Program Goals

  1. To aid students in their development of competencies, knowledge, skills, and proficiencies within the addictions field.
  2. To prepare students for licensure and the commencement of a career in the field of addictions
  3. To encourage the pursuit of graduate studies
  4. To provide an environment that encourages the internal development of professionalism
  5. To aid students in their refinement of interpersonal and self-reflective skills

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