Alliant Pre-Requisites/Requirements: These classes are designed to prepare students to successfully participate in the first year CSPP classes at Alliant International University. The courses are self-paced, however, you need to finish all coursework by the end date.
The next term to access to the online courses are as follow:
Start Date: Sep. 10, 2018 / End Date: Mar. 17, 2019 (Last day to Register - Feb. 03, 2019)
Start Date: Apr. 15, 2019 / End Date: Aug. 16, 2019 (Last day to Register - Jul. 26, 2019)
Start Date: Sep. 09, 2019 / End Date: Mar. 16, 2020 (Last day to Register - Feb. 20, 2020)
Online Admissions Prerequisite Courses
Frequently Asked Questions Are there any advantages to taking these courses through Alliant?
Yes, there are several advantages to taking these courses through Alliant’s CE Division:
The instructors have been designated by Alliant program directors. They are very familiar with our programs and know what is needed to prepare you properly.
The courses will be accepted by Alliant as meeting the academic prerequisites for admission.
You will receive an academic transcript showing your grade, and we will also report your enrollment in and completion of the course directly to your campus Admissions Office. (Reminder: Entry requirements for the Clinical Psychology programs state that you must receive a grade of “C” or better; entry requirements for the Organizational Psychology programs state that you must receive a grade “B” or better.)
What is the format of the courses? The courses are offered online as Guided Independent Study. All course material will be online. They are 2-unit or 3-unit, upper-division undergraduate courses.
How can I get help from the instructor? The instructors for each course will provide extensive online resources to support your learning. If you have questions, you will be able to contact the instructor by email and all emails will be answered within 48 hours.
What is the cost of each course? The cost for 2-unit courses is $480, and the cost for 3-unit courses is $680. Tuition is due in full at the time of registration and does not include the cost of textbooks.
When do the courses start? Students will have access to the online courses beginning on April 15, 2019. All courses must be accessed by July 26, 2019 to formally begin.
When do the courses end? All of the courses will end by August 16, 2019. All course cancellations and transfers will be charged a $120 processing fee.
You must contact the Alliant Continuing Education department via email to be eligible for the partial refund and/or to be transferred to the next course session.
Are there required textbooks?
Five of the courses being offered have required texts. Learning Theory has no required text.
1) Statistics Spatz, C.Tales of Distributions (11th ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.
2) Psychological Testing/Tests and Measurements Cohen, R. & Swerdlik, M. (2010). Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurements (8th ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Students admitted to CSPP must have completed one of the two options indicated below prior to matriculation:
Option #1: Earned a baccalaureate degree in psychology, or if the baccalaureate degree is in another field:
Option #2: Completed coursework in these areas with a grade of "C" or better:
a) Statistics c) Abnormal Psychology or Psychopathology d) Research Methods in Psychology/Experimental Psychology e.) Learning Theory/Physiological Psychology/Cognitive Psychology or Sensation/Perception
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