Introductory Psychology

Course Description

Principles of human thought and action with emphasis on individuals in their environment; individual differences in intelligence and personality; effects of heredity and environment on the organism; and the nervous system, perception, learning, intelligence, motivation and emotion and social relationships will be explored.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Recommended successful completion of courses in biology and social science at the 100 level.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Evaluate psychological studies with a research methodology approach.
  • Apply statistical reasoning and concepts to psychological research.
  • Explain the structures and the functions of brain anatomy.
  • Analyze the influences of nature and nurture on behavior and mental processes.
  • Compare and contrast the biological, cognitive and social changes across the life-span.
  • Examine the major conceptual and theoretical oreinctation in social psychology.
  • Apply the major concepts and theoretical approaches to learning.
  • Classify common psychological disorders.
  • Describe the major processes involved in human memory.
  • Summarize different states of consciousness and their impact on behavior and mental processes.
  • Apply emotions, stress and health models to everyday human behaviors and mental processes.
  • Compare and contrast theoretical orientations in the study of personality.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/16/2015

 201112359Intro Psychology Online4Jackson L$30.002/31/0Open
 201112728Intro Psychology Online4Pilgrim C$30.0014/31/0Open

PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2015

 201112112Intro Psychology 4White-Underwood R 0/31/4Closed
M W 12:00PM-02:26PMLA370
 201112123Intro Psychology 4Beebe D 0/31/2Closed
M W 11:00AM-01:26PMAS374
 201112341Intro Psychology Online4Hoffmann W$30.000/31/0Closed
 201112361Intro Psychology Online4Jackson L$30.000/31/0Closed
 201112448Intro Psychology Online4Hoffmann W$30.0012/31/0Open
 201112750Intro Psychology Online4Pilgrim C$30.002/31/0Open

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