Consistent with APA standards, and as articulated in the learning outcomes below, the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program goes deeper into a baccalaureate understanding of the knowledge areas related to psychology and neurodiversity (KNO), diverse cultural competency (DIV), and the design and application of scientific inquiry and research (INQ). The program also requires students to demonstrate professional communication (COM), and engage in experiential opportunities designed to enrich professional habits through self-reflection, collaboration, and project management (PRO).
Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate thorough knowledge of key concepts, theories, and perspectives in psychology and neurodiversity as well as the scope and limitations of the discipline. (KNO)
- Demonstrate the cultural competence to engage with all forms of social diversity. (DIV)
- Use the scientific mode of inquiry to design research and think critically about psychology information and phenomena. (INQ)
- Write and communicate effectively using discourse practices of the psychology field. (COM)
- Demonstrate career-ready, professional habits of continual improvement through self-reflection, collaboration, and project management. (PRO)
The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree at Landmark College will provide opportunities for students to apply psychological and educational principles to behavior and learning, and to demonstrate comprehension of major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and empirical findings. Students will benefit from associations, (e.g., internships, shared research projects, symposium participation) with the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (LCIRT).