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Psychology Program Goals
- 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.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the basic social influences on behavior and mental processes.
- Demonstrate knowledge of basic research methods necessary to read and understand research in the field of psychology.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the major theoretical perspectives on the development and assessment of personality.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the basic human developmental processes and milestones throughout the lifespan.
- Select, compute, and interpret basic statistical techniques in the behavioral sciences.
- Assess, critique, and conduct research in the behavioral sciences.
Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies Program Goals
- To aid students in their development of competencies, knowledge, skills, and proficiencies within the addictions field.
- To prepare students for licensure and the commencement of a career in the field of addictions
- To encourage the pursuit of graduate studies
- To provide an environment that encourages the internal development of professionalism
- To aid students in their refinement of interpersonal and self-reflective skills