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Psychology

PSYCH 201


Introductory Psychology


Course Description

Principles of human thought and action with emphasis on individuals in their environment; individual differences in intelligence and personality; effects of heredity and environment on the organism; and the nervous system, perception, learning, intelligence, motivation and emotion and social relationships will be explored.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.
  • Recommended: Successful completion of courses in Biology and Social Science at the 100 level.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Evaluate psychological studies with a research methodology approach.
  • Apply statistical reasoning and concepts to psychological research.
  • Explain the structures and the functions of brain anatomy.
  • Analyze the influences of nature and nurture on behavior and mental processes.
  • Compare and contrast the biological, cognitive and social changes across the life-span.
  • Examine the major conceptual and theoretical oreintation in social psychology.
  • Apply the major concepts and theoretical approaches to learning.
  • Classify common psychological disorders.
  • Describe the major processes involved in human memory.
  • Summarize different states of consciousness and their impact on behavior and mental processes.
  • Apply emotions, stress and health models to everyday human behaviors and mental processes.
  • Compare and contrast theoretical orientations in the study of personality.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/16/2015

 201112359Intro Psychology Online4Jackson L$30.000/31/3Closed
 201112728Intro Psychology Online4Pilgrim C$30.000/31/1Closed

PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/11/2015

 201122102Intro Psychology 4Garcia G 31/31/0Open
M W 08:30AM-12:43PMLA270
 201122103Intro Psychology 4Garcia G 31/31/0Open
M W 01:00PM-05:13PMLA370
 201122325Intro Psychology Online4Burke D$30.0031/31/0Open
 201122918Intro Psychology Online4Hoffmann W$30.0031/31/0Open
 201122953Intro Psychology Online4Pilgrim C$30.0031/31/0Open
 201122974Intro Psychology Online4Jackson L$30.0031/31/0Open

PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/06/2015

 201132105Intro Psychology 4Garcia G 31/31/0Open
M W 01:00PM-05:13PMLA370
 201132447Intro Psychology Online4Pilgrim C$30.0031/31/0Open
 201132946Intro Psychology Online4Jackson L$30.0031/31/0Open
 201132949Intro Psychology Online4Burke D$30.0031/31/0Open

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