2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 29, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 101 - General Psychology

Credits: 3
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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