1. Demonstrate familiarity with major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends.
2. Understand basic research methods in psychology.
3. Use critical thinking and skeptical inquiry to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
4. Understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
5. Weigh evidence in an ethical manner.
6. Demonstrate information competence and the ability to use computers to locate information.
7. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats
8. Recognize, understand, and respect the complexity of socio-cultural and international diversity.
9. Develop insight into one’s own and others’ behavior and mental processes and apply effective strategies for self-management and self-improvement.