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$30.0013/31/0Open
 201112728Intro Psychology Online4Pilgrim C$30.0017/31/0Open

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

 201112112Intro Psychology 4White-Underwood R 0/31/4Closed
M W 12:00PM-02:26PMLA370
 201112341Intro Psychology Online4Hoffmann W$30.0018/31/0Open
 201112361Intro Psychology Online4Jackson L$30.007/31/0Open
 201112448Intro Psychology Online4Hoffmann W$30.0026/31/0Open
 201112750Intro Psychology Online4Pilgrim C$30.0024/31/0Open

PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/12/2015

 201112106Intro Psychology 4Schell D 0/31/4Closed
M W 02:30PM-04:24PMLA370
 201112107Intro Psychology 4Jackson L 0/31/1Closed
T R 08:00AM-09:54AMLA370
 201112108Intro Psychology 4Pilgrim C 0/28/5Closed
T R 11:00AM-12:54PMLA360
 201112109Intro Psychology 4Pilgrim C 0/28/2Closed
T R 09:00AM-10:54AMLA360
 201112110Intro Psychology 4Schell D 0/31/6Closed
M W 10:00AM-11:54AMLA370
 201112111Intro Psychology 4Jackson L 0/31/5Closed
T R 10:00AM-11:54AMLA370
 201112113Intro Psychology 4Morgan T 0/28/4Closed
M W 01:00PM-02:54PMLA360
 201112120Intro Psychology 4White-Underwood R 0/31/3Closed
M W 09:30AM-11:24AMBTC100
 201112121Intro Psychology 4Sepulveda M 0/31/1Closed
M W 08:00AM-09:54AMLA370
 201112122Intro Psychology 4Garcia G 3/31/0Open
T R 04:00PM-05:54PMLA370
 201112158Intro Psychology 4Beebe D 0/31/1Closed
T 06:00PM-09:54PMLA370
 201112162Intro Psychology 4Riha L 5/28/0Open
R 06:00PM-09:54PMLA360
 201112369Intro Psychology Online4Pilgrim C$30.0021/31/0Open
 201112374Intro Psychology Online4Hoffmann W$30.0024/31/0Open
 201112946Intro Psychology Online4Jackson L$30.000/31/0Closed
 201112953Intro Psychology Online4Jackson L$30.000/31/0Closed
 201112976Intro Psychology Online4Pilgrim C$30.0025/31/0Open
 201216294Intro Psychology 4Garcia G 13/31/0Open
M 06:00PM-09:54PMRC380

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