University of Wyoming
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6303
Fax: (307) 766-2926
LEARNING OUTCOME 1
Students who graduate with a BA in Psychology should have a basic knowledge of Psychology and related fields.
Objectives Related to 1
Obj. 1. Students learn methods and theories used in psychology by taking appropriate lower-division course work including Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methods and learn methods and theories used in at least 4 of the following areas of psychology: Biological, Developmental, Clinical, Social, and Cognitive.
Obj. 2. Students learn about fields related to psychology, including Biology, Statistics, Anthropology, and Sociology.
Obj. 3. Students learn to integrate knowledge from lower division classes in laboratory, writing intensive, and capstone classes.
Obj. 4. Students retain information learned in their courses.
Methods of Assessment 1
LEARNING OUTCOME 2 Students participate in and are able to evaluate the assumptions, purposes, methods, and results of psychological research and scholarship.
Objectives Related to 2
Obj. 1. Students participate in research conducted by faculty and graduate students.
Obj. 2. Students critically examine psychological research and scholarship in their coursework.
Obj. 3. Students learn how to be producers of psychological research.
Methods of Assessment 2
LEARNING OUTCOME 3 Students develop skills in teamwork, leadership, writing, speaking, and listening, especially concerning psychology-related topics.
Objectives Related to 3
Obj. 1. Students participate in team or cooperative assignments in their coursework or research laboratories.
Obj. 2. Students complete Psychology or other courses fulfilling the O, WB, and/or WC USP requirements.
Obj. 3. Students participate or fill leadership roles in Psi Chi/Psychology Club, extracurricular activities, or relevant community activities.
Methods of Assessment 3