PSYC-001 General Psychology
Fall for 2017-2018
Spring for 2017-2018
This introductory course surveys the field and acquaints the student with the major areas of Psychology, including perception, memory, cognition, neuroscience, learning, motivation, emotion, personality, social behavior, development, and psychopathology.

PSYC-001. GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY IS A PREREQUISITE FOR ALL OTHER PSYCHOLOGY COURSES.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None

Sections:

PSYC-001-01 General Psychology
Faculty:
This course aims to provide the student with a broad introduction to psychology. Textbook readings highlight contemporary psychology's focal topics, representative research findings, and practical applications. Lectures, on the other hand, are intended to provide more conceptual and historical background, so that the student can gain a somewhat deeper perspective on psychology's contributions to our understanding of the nature of human nature. Topics covered include biology and behavior, sensation and perception, conditioning and learning, memory and cognition, emotion, psychological development, social behavior, psychological testing, personality, and abnormality. The objective of the course is for the student to achieve a broad and reasonably well-rounded introduction to psychology's various subject matters, its disciplinary accomplishments, its limitations, and its future challenges.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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