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Psychology Learning Outcomes and Curriculum Map

Saint Xavier University is dedicated to providing top-quality education that is intentionally designed to develop your skills and expertise as you prepare for the next step in your education or career. The learning outcomes reflect the specific competencies that you will gain from our program, while the curriculum map portrays how these competencies will shape and prepare you for the real world.

Learning Outcomes

Psychology Learning Outcomes

Psychology Student Learning Outcomes

Goal 1: Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles and overarching themes in psychology

Goal 2: Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking

  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy; be able to interpret basic psychological research
  • Design and/or conduct basic elements of psychological research

Goal 3: Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice

Goal 4: Communication

  • Demonstrate effective writing
  • Demonstrate effective presentation skills

Goal 5: Professional Development

  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation: specifically demonstrate career option awareness, build teamwork skills

Curriculum Map

Psychology Curriculum Map

If you would like to learn more about what you can expect from the program, please review the Psychology Curriculum Map (PDF).