Loyola University Maryland

Department of Psychology

Undergraduate Program Learning Aims

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Aim 1: Knowledge of Psychology Theory and Content

Students will demonstrate knowledge of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.

Aim 2: Research Methods in Psychology

Students will understand and apply research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and reporting of findings.

Aim 3: Communication Skills in Psychology

Students will learn the skills to communicate effectively specific to the discipline of psychology.

Aim 4: Application of Psychology

Students will understand and apply psychological principles to individual, social, and organizational issues.

Aim 5: Core Values in Psychology

Students will be able to weigh evidence, think critically, act ethically, and recognize and understand the complexity of individual and societal diversity, all in the spirit of promoting social justice.