Northwest College

Academic Programs

Program-specific Outcomes


Psychology

  • Demonstrate a familiarity with and understanding of the concepts and language used to describe and explain the human behaviors covered in the course.
  • Demonstrate introductory-level knowledge about the character and causes and effects of those behaviors examined in the course.
  • Demonstrate an introductory-level understanding of the several varied and most widely held perspectives and theories used by different “schools” of Psychologists to describe and explain many of the behaviors covered in the course.
  • Demonstrate an introductory-level ability to describe, interpret, and evaluate psychological research done by others.
  • Demonstrate an introductory-level ability to apply psychological methods and knowledge to analyzing and changing behavior.
  • Demonstrate an introductory-level ability to integrate diverse psychological concepts, theories, and research findings about human behaviors.
  • Demonstrate an introductory-level ability to design one’s own psychological research about human behavior.