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General Psychology

PSYC - 2010

4 Credits

This course is a survey of the core areas of the science of psychology. Emphasis is placed on theories, methods, and findings concerning learning, motivation, physiology, sensation-perception, social behavior, personality, behavior disorders, and therapies. Lecture: 3 hours; Online: 1 hour

Core Learning Outcomes (Course Level)
General Psychology
Course Learning Outcomes: After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

1.  Knowledge Base: Demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the key terms, principles, findings, historical trends, theories, and notable individuals who have contributed to the development of Psychology.

2.  Application: Demonstrate your ability to apply your knowledge of psychological principles and concepts to real-life cases and issues.

3.  Critical Thinking: Demonstrate your ability to critically evaluate claims, research, and controversial issues using scientific reasoning, evidence, and your knowledge and understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the research and assessment methods used in Psychology.

4.  Diversity: Demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of differences across individuals, gender, race, and socio-cultural membership.

Updated April 17, 2019. Will appear in syllabi of all sections Fall 2019