2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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PSY 101 - General Psychology


Credits: 3
Description
Introduction to the principles of psychology, including sensation, perception, cognition, learning, physiological psychology, personality, development, psychopathology, social psychology, methodology, assessment, and history of psychology.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Define basic terms and concepts in psychology and list the major sub-fields in psychology.
  2. Summarize historical perspectives in psychology including significant figures in the field.
  3. Compare and contrast how the major psychological theories explain human development, mental processes and behavior.
  4. Describe common research methods employed in psychology.
  5. Discuss current applications of psychological principles in individuals and social contexts.

Prerequisite: None



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