Psychology

 

Program Manager:

Dr. Randy Simonson

Phone:

(208) 732-6858

Email:

rsimonson@csi.edu

Program Manager:

David Chambers

Phone:

(208) 732- 6869

Email:

dchambers@csi.edu

Focus Area Advisor:

Jacob McCue

Phone:

(208) 732-6252

Email:

JMcCue@csi.edu

Program Overview:

Psychology is the scientific study of thinking, emotion, and behavior. Psychologists conduct research, offer therapy, consult with policy makers, and serve as educators. Undergraduate study in psychology provides a broad coverage of this diverse field in preparation for specialized graduate coursework. Completion of the program is designed to result in an Associate of Arts degree, and meets the general education requirements at all Idaho public universities. Course selection should be coordinated to meet requirements for your intended transfer institution.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Psychology program, a student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical and conceptual frameworks of Psychology.
  2. Develop an understanding of self and the world by examining the dynamic interaction of individuals, groups, and societies as they shape and are shaped by history, culture, institutions, and ideas.
  3. Utilize discipline specific approaches from the field of Psychology, such as research methods, inquiry, or problem-solving, to examine the variety of perspectives about human experiences.
  4. Evaluate how reasoning, history, or culture informs and guides individual, civic, or global decisions.
  5. Understand and appreciate similarities and differences among and between individuals, cultures, or societies across space and time.

Career Information:

Human resources worker, crisis intervention associate, rehabilitation worker, child welfare worker, psychiatric technician, correctional officer, police officer, child care assistant, mental health technician, aide to geriatric clients, and social welfare worker

*Talk to an advisor for additional career choices