These learning outcomes are meant only as sample and are not representative of Santa Ana College's learning outcomes.
Differentiate among various subfields of psychology.
Identify the primary research methods employed in the study of psychology.
Identify the primary objectives (goals) of psychology.
Demonstrate knowledge of ethical principles and limitations of research in psychology.
Critically evaluate sources of information in the field of psychology, including research articles published in major psychological journals.
Effectively use the APA style in writing research reports.
Successfully perform a literature search using the PsycArticles database and the Internet to find articles and information about various topics in psychology that are published in major psychological journals.
Demonstrate an understanding of the role of ethics in performing research with human participants and the ability to differentiate between ethical and unethical research practices.
Recognize the importance of the use of statistical analyses and the reporting of statistical results in research publications.
Evaluate the advantages and limitations of different research methods used in psychological research.
Demonstrate an understanding of psychological theory regarding the relationship between physiology, cognition, and emotion.
Identify the lobes of the cortex and their major functions.
Differentiate between several measures of brain activity used in biopsychological research.
Identify the underlying causes of neurological and mental disorders.
Describe the action potential.
Source: Saddleback College