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PSYC& 100
General Psychology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introduction to the factors which influence human behavior and thinking, as well as the complexities of the relationship between body and mind. The outcome of this course should be a clearer understanding of individual behavior. Critical thinking skills and practical applications are emphasized. Recommended: READ 088 or higher. Formerly PSY 101, Introduction to Psychology.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Distinguish among the major theoretical perspectives within psychology and apply them to an array of psychological topics.
  • Apply psychological concepts to self and others.
  • Define and explain psychological terminology.
  • Appraise the value and validity of research in psychology.
  • Explain the factors related to individual differences in behavior and mental processes.

  • Course Topics
  • History and research methods
  • Biological issues in psychology
  • Sensation and perception issues
  • Consciousness
  • Learning
  • Memory
  • Cognition and intelligence
  • Motivation and emotion
  • Health and stress issues
  • Social psychological issues
  • Psychological disorders and treatments
  • Lifespan development
  • Personality

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    PSYC& 100
    Spring 2015
    6827
    DEVON GUSTAFSON
    PSYC& 100
    Spring 2015
    1505
    Jan Kruper
    PSYC& 100
    Spring 2015
    8000
    Jason Knittel
    PSYC& 100
    Spring 2015
    1507
    Staci Simmelink-Johnson
    PSYC& 100
    Spring 2015
    1523
    Staci Simmelink-Johnson


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.