2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY100: Introduction to Psychology

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Curriculum in Social Sciences
This course is designed to provide the student with a general overview of this diverse field. It surveys such areas as basic research design and quantification in the behavioral sciences, growth and development throughout the life cycle, cognition and learning, motivation and emotion, personality and conflict, maladaptive behavior, adjustment, and mental health. The course integrates the cultural, ethnic and gender factors influencing human actions and thus provides an important global framework for enhancing the students understanding of behavior, behavior change, and cognitive processes. This course is the prerequisite for several psychology courses listed below.
Theme: Western Heritage