Student Learning Outcomes
The goals and objectives of the psychology major at Misericordia are based on those specified by the American Psychological Association for undergraduate psychology programs.
- Knowledge Base of Psychology
Students will demonstrate fundamental knowledge and comprehension of major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings in psychology.
- Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking
Students will develop skills in scientific reasoning and problem solving.
- Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World
Students will develop ethically and socially responsible behaviors in a landscape that involves increasing diversity.
Students will demonstrate competence in writing and in oral and interpersonal communication skills.
- Professional Development
Students will be able to apply psychology-specific content and skills, particularly with respect to professional goals.