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Upon the completion of this program, graduates should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major theories and content areas in the behavioral sciences
  • Actively engage in the process of critically evaluating concepts, theories, research, and applications in the behavioral sciences
  • Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of cultural factors impacting the behavioral sciences according to historical and current issues
  • Develop effective verbal and written communication skills necessary in the field, demonstrating the ability to use APA style appropriately
  • Apply the principles of scientific methodology according to human, social, and applied contexts
  • Demonstrate awareness and understanding of current and future professional issues in the field, including an understanding of the APA Code of Ethics and Standard of Practice
  • Demonstrate an understanding and articulate a need for continued professional growth in the field
  • Understand and articulate the connection between theory, concepts, research and clinical application in the field for current and emerging issues