PSY Curricular Map


PSY Curricular Map

Department Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

DLG = Department Learning Goal
SLO = Student Learning Outcome

DLG 1: Establish a Broad Knowledge Base in Psychology
SLO 1.1 Describe key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology
SLO 1.2 Describe psychology’s content domains
SLO 1.3 Describe applications of psychology

DLG 2: Demonstrate Knowledge in Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking
SLO 2.1 Differentiate a broad range of research methods used in psychology
SLO 2.2 Evaluate knowledge claims
SLO 2.3 Describe ethical considerations in psychological research
SLO 2.4 Interpret, design, and conduct scientific research of psychological phenomena

DLG 3: Explain the Importance of Culture and Diversity
SLO 3.1 How does psychology inform our understanding of culture and diversity
SLO 3.2 How do psychological findings differ across cultures
SLO 3.3 Describe ethical considerations as they apply to culture and diversity

DLG 4: Communicate Effectively in Written and/or Oral Modalities
SLO 4.1 Demonstrate effective APA-style writing
SLO 4.2 Demonstrate effective (general/non-APA-style) writing
SLO 4.3 Exhibit effective oral communication skills

DLG 5: Develop Skills used in Professional Settings
SLO 5.1 Describe how psychology information and skill sets can be applied to law, business, health care, education, and other career opportunities
SLO 5.2 Be made aware of resources on campus for professional development
SLO 5.3 Develop general skills that can be used in a range of workplace environments (e.g., excel, word, stats skills, writing skills, communication)