1.Argue that psychology is an empirical science that seamlessly connects with other social and
natural sciences and that it can be clearly delineated from pseudoscience and pop psychology.
2.Demonstrate an attitude of critical thinking and objectivity with psychological knowledge, in
contexts and towards authority.
3.Demonstrate research skills in research design and validity, data analysis and interpretation,
data reporting, and applied ethical standards.
4.Explain substantive content in key fields of psychology including social and personality
psychology, development and abnormal psychology, learning and cognition, as well as perceptual
psychology and neuroscience.
5.Effectively and fluently communicate psychological content in an oral presentation format and
in writing (includes use of the Style Manual of the American Psychological Association).
6.Apply psychological concepts, theories, and research findings in daily life and to solve problems.