Students majoring in psychology at Alverno will gain proficiency in:
Theoretical Reasoning - to construct plausible psychological explanations for complex human behavior relying
on reasoning and evidence
Methodological Proficiency - to solve problems of human experience, using and evaluating a variety of methods
Professional Interaction - to interact and communicate with people in a variety of professional contexts,
including collaborating on research teams, assisting others in resolving life challenges,
and presenting research conclusions in oral and written formats
Self-Reflection - to be self-directed in using the tools of meta-cognition to accurately discern
the quality of her own performance in academic, professional, personal and civic settings
Ethical Insight and Action - to respond to the needs of others with sensitivity to various perspectives, including
cultural, national, economic, and spiritual differences; to act interpersonally and
in working with groups with integrity, initiative and vision in relationship to the
APA Code of Ethics and APA guidelines for serving diverse populations.
Students with a support in psychology at Alverno will gain proficiency in Theoretical Reasoning, Methodological Proficiency, and Ethical Insight and Action.