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2016-2017 Official General Catalog 
2016-2017 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PSY 110 - General Psychology

Survey of the field of psychology.  Major principles, theories, and methods, and their application to the study of human behavior.  Topics include the history and fields of psychology, the scientific method and statistical applications, the neural system, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, intelligence and cognition, maturation, emotion, personality and social influences.


Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Demonstrate knowledge of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, emprical findings and historical trends in psychology.
2.  Demonstrate an understanding of the basic research methods used in psychology and an ability to approach and solve problems from these perspectives.
3.  Describe behavioral phenomena and the theories that attempt to explain them.
4.  Evaluate research in psychology critically, both in the scientific and the popular press.
5.  Communicate effectively about psychological issues.
6.  Apply psychological concepts to a variety of real world settings.

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