Courses & Registration

Current Courses and Registration

Registration for courses is done online through the CGU Student Portal. Follow this link for information about registration deadlines and procedures.

Program Requirements

Follow this link to see the specific program requirements for our various M.A. and Ph.D. programs.

A Sample of Courses Taught at DBOS (Fall 2008-Present)

Please contact the DBOS academic office at (909) 621-8084 or for specific course descriptions or past syllabi.

Psych 235: Controversies in Cognitive Neuroscience
Psych 240: Leadership (4 units)
Psych 260: Perception & Cognition (4 units)
Psych 261: Decision Making and Memory (4 units)
Psych 289: Ethical Issues in Psychology (4 units)
Psych 290 : Seminar in Social Cognition (4 units)
Psych 302: Research Methods - PhD (4 units)
Psych 302a: Research Methods - MA (4 units)
Psych 306a: Evaluation Directed Research Seminar (2 units)
Psych 306b: Social Psychology Directed Research Seminar (2 units)
Psych 306c: Cognitive Psychology Directed Research Seminar (2 units)
Psych 306d: Developmental Psychology Directed Research Seminar (2 units)
Psych 306f: Organizational Behavior Directed Research Seminar (2 units)
Psych 308a: Intermediate Statistics (2 units)
Psych 308b: ANOVA (2 units)
Psych 308c: Applied Multiple Regression (2 units)
Psych 308d: Categorical Data Analysis (2 units)
Psych 310: Supervised Teaching Seminar (4 units)
Psych 311a: Professional Writing (4 units)
Psych 311b: Effective Professional Communication (2 units)
Psych 312q: Theory & Practice of Consulting (4 units)
Psych 315a: Theory Driven Evaluation (4 units)
Psych 315b: Foundations of Evaluation (2 units)
Psych 315c: Mixed Methods (2 units)
Psych 315f: Factor Analysis (2 units)
Psych 315h: Structural Equation Modeling (2 units)
Psych 315j: Survey Research Methods (4 units)
Psych 315k: Data Presentation (2 units)
Psych 315n: Meta-Analysis (2 units)
Psych 315p: Secondary Data Analysis (4 units)
Psych 315q: Advanced Qualitative Methods (4 units)
Psych 315r: Longitudinal Analsysis with Continuous & Categorical Data (2 units)
Psych 315t: Multivariate Topics (4 units)
Psych 315w: Quasi-Experimental Methods (4 units)
Psych 315z: Comparative Evaluation Theory (4 units)
Psych 315bb Cost-Benefit Analysis (2 units)
Psych 315cc: The Study of Experience (4 units)
Psych 318: Overview of Social Psychology (4 units)
Psych 319: Organizational Behavior (4 units)
Psych 320: Attitudes & Social Influence (4 units)
Psych 321: Doctoral Seminar in Organizational Theory (4 units)
Psych 322: Interpersonal Processes (4 units)
Psych 323: Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (4 units)
Psych 328a: Memory (4 units)
Psych 329: Foundation of Positive Psychology (4 units)
Psych 330: Advanced Topics in Positive Psychology (4 units)
Psych 331: Adult Development - Classic and Positive Perspectives (4 units)
Psych 332: Adolescent Development (4 units)
Psych 333: Theories of Development (4 units)
Psych 334: Socio-Emotional Development (4 units)
Psych 335: Cognitive Development (4 units)
Psych 339: Survey of Health Behavior Theory (4 units)
Psych 350a: Developmental Psychopathology (4 units)
Psych 350e: Leadership (4 units)
Psych 350h: Organizational Culture (4 units)
Psych 350m: Creativity and Innovation (2 units)
Psych 350n: Grant Writing (4 units)
Psych 350o: Positive Psych Research Practicum (2-4 units)
Psych 350q: Motivation and Peak Performance (4 units)
Psych 350s: Organizational Development and Change (4 units)
Psych 350t: Positive Organizational Scholarship (2 units)
Psych 350v: Health Behavior Program Development (4 units)
Psych 350w: Flow – the Positive Psychological Experience (2 units)
Psych 350x: Positive Contexts (4 units)
Psych 350y: Good Work (4 units)
Psych 350aa: Overview of Applied Health Psychology (2 units)
Psych 350bb: Health Research & Methods (2 units)
Psych 350dd: Applied Social Psychology Research (2 units)
Psych 350ee: Social Identity Research Practicum (4 units)
Psych 350ff: Health Promotion (4 units)
Psych 350hh: Adolescent Health (4 units)
Psych 350jj: Leader Development (2 units)
Psych 350kk: Positive Organizational Psychology (4 units)
Psych 350mm: Job Design (2 units)
Psych 350pp: Positive Leadership (2 units)
Psych 351c: Neurological Bases of Development (4 units)
Psych 351h: The Evaluation of Training (2 units)
Psych 351q: Applied Developmental Psychology (4 units)
Psych 351e: Personnel Evaluation (2 units)
Psych 352a: Sexuality & Gender(4 units)
Psych 352f: Minority Influence (4 units)
Psych 352g: Culture in Psychological Research (4 units)
Psych 352h: Industrial Psychology (4 units)
Psych 352i: Evaluating Development Interventions (4 units)
Psych 352j: Appreciative Inquiry for Organizational Change (2 units)
Psych 352k: Organizational Learning (4 units)
Psych 352L: Professional Development in Evaluation & Applied Research Methods (2 units)
Psych 350o: Self & Identity (4 units)
Psych 352p: Training Design & Delivery (4 units)
Psych 354b: Evaluation Procedures (4 units)
Psych 354c: Current Issues in Evaluation (2 units)
Psych 354e: The Professional Practice of Evaluation (2 units)
Psych 400m: Continuous Registration (0 units)
Psych 411: Positive Organization & Industrial Organizational Psychology Research Practicum (2 units)
Psych 412: Positive Developmental Research Practicum (2 units)
Psych 450: Field Placement (0-4 units)
Psych 499: Continuous Registration for Doctoral Study (0 units)

HRD 300: Principles of HR Management (2 units)
HRD 301: Overview of Organizational Behavior I (2 units)
HRD 303: Organizational Development (2 units)
HRD 311: Research for Practitioners (2 units)
HRD 313: Program and Organizational Evaluation (2 units)
HRD 319: Human Resource Information System (2 units)
HRD 320: Planned Change Management (2 units)
HRD 322: Financial Analysis for HR (2 units)
HRD 323: Legal Issues in HR (2 units)
HRD 324: Global HR and Diversity (2 units)
HRD 325: Compensation & Benefits (2 units)
HRD 326: Crisis Management (4 units)
HRD 327: Ethical Issues in HR & OD (2 units)
HRD 328: Organizational Strategic Planning (2 units)
HRD 329: Human Resources Strategic Planning (2 units)
HRD 342: Job Design / Redesign (2 units)
HRD 344: Performance Management (2 units)
HRD 346: Training and Development (2 units)
HRD 347: Labor Relations (2 units)
HRD 348: Consulting Skills (2 units)
HRD 351: Employee Selection and Succession Planning (2 units)
HRD 354: Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (2 units)
HRD 355: Strategic Management Skills (2 units)

TNDY 401L: Evaluation Across Disciplines (4 units)
TNDY 402a: Extremism (4 units)
TNDY 402m: Evolution, Economics, and the Brain (4 units)
TNDY 402o: Connective Leadership for the 21st Century (4 units)
TNDY 403b: The Representation of Violence (4 units)
TNDY 403c: Toxic Leadership (4 units)
TNDY 403e: Working Across Cultures (4 units)
TNDY 403f: Reasoning for the Social Sciences: Transdisciplinary Perspectives (4 units)

Click this link for more information about CGU's Transdisciplinary Course.

One-day workshops are also available during the summer, and have recently included:

  • Basics of Program Evaluation (Dr. Donaldson & Dr. Christie)
  • Introduction to Applied Data Analysis (Dr. Berger)
  • Establishing the Values for an Evaluation: First, the Needs Assessment (Dr. Scriven)
  • Quasi-Experimental Design & Analysis (Dr. Crano)
  • Consulting Skills for Evaluators: Getting Started (Dr. Barrington)
  • Practical Program Evaluation: the Checklist Approach (Dr. Scriven)
  • Enhancing the Use of Evaluation in Organizations (Dr. Mark)
  • Making Evaluation Models Work for You in Practice (Dr. Christie)
  • From Logic Models to Program Theory (Dr. Donaldson)
  • Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluation (Dr. Fetterman)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (Dr. Bligh)
  • How to Write Successful Grant Proposals (Dr. Omoto)
  • Community-Based Evaluation (Dr. Connor)
  • Practical Meta-Analysis for Applied Researchers & Evaluators (Dr. Lipsey)