PSY-265 - Behavioral Sciences Capstone

3 credits This seminar style course is designed to assist students consolidate their accumulated experiences gained throughout their behavioral sciences program while developing a stronger sense of their professional identity within their prospective field. Students will be asked to critically reflect on the content of their academic discipline, making connections between subject areas and integrating important skills and knowledge to the application of future careers. In this course, students will explore a variety of different topics and current issues in the behavioral sciences field, with a major focus being placed on application. Through a combination of classroom activities, student-led discussions, presentations and the analysis of assigned readings, students will put into practice their understanding of a multitude of cross-curricular concepts while examining personal values and ethics. Additionally, students will participate in a culminating project designed to address a current issue and/or societal need as related to behavioral sciences using evidence-based solutions.

Prerequisite(s): PSY-101 (minimum grade C-); ENG-101 (minimum grade C-)

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the Mass Transfer Gen Ed Foundation's Behavioral and Social Sciences requirements.