Mar 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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PSY-1010 General Psychology

Credits 3
University-parallel introductory course which surveys the field of psychology, including the study of behavior, cognitive processes, the concepts of memory, perception and sensation, consciousness, personality development, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, and social behavior.
Course Outcomes
  1. Explain major psychological concepts, theories, and perspectives.
  2. Describe research methods and tools used by psychologists to problem solve and explain behavior.
  3. Describe the ethical principles inherent in research, teaching, and practice in the field of psychology.
  4. Apply psychological concepts to personal, social, and organizational problems.
  5. Explain how culture influences behavior and mental processes.
  6. Use appropriate technology to obtain scholarly information for the purpose of writing or making presentations on relevant psychological topics.

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