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Psychology 101: General Psychology

Andrea Li

(Submission #14)

Course Description

This course introduces students to the chief facts, principles, methods, and theories of the multidisciplinary field of Psychology. Topics discussed include the history of Psychology, sensory and perceptual processes, motivation and emotion, behavioral development, learning and cognition, psychometrics, personality, psychopathology, and social behavior. Throughout the course, comparisons are made between classic and current theories, methodologies, and empirical data in the study of sensory processing and behavior.

(This course is and will continue to be offered in the day, evening, weekend, and summer sessions, and currently generates the third highest number of FTEs in the college behind English 110 and Anthropology 101. In addition to the 8 sessions offered each semester (100-115 students each), there are additional smaller sections of the course offered for ACE, College Now, and LEAP students.)


Area of Knowledge and Inquiry: Natural Science (NS)
Context of Experience: Not Applicable
Extended Requirement: Not Applicable

Additional Course information

Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Existing Course: Existing
Existing Course Number: Psy101
Course Anticipated to be offered: Every Semester
Other (if specified): 
Number of Sections: 8
Number of Seats: 100


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