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Course Description

Psychology - PSYCH 201

Introductory Psychology (4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

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.)

  • None.
  • 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 the biological, cognitive and social changes across the life-span.
  • Examine the major conceptual and theoretical oreintation in social psychology.
  • Apply the major concepts and theoretical approaches to learning.
  • Classify common psychological disorders.
  • Explain 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 theoretical orientations in the study of personality.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 5; Begins : 11/5/2018

 201142358Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.0030/31/0Open 

Fall; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 9/18/2018

 201142155Intro Psychology 4Beebe D$12.0029/31/0OpenM W  06:00 PM-08:26 PM LA370
 201142425Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 201142461Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 201142723Intro PsychologyOnline4Hoffmann W$12.0031/31/0Open 
 201142734Intro PsychologyOnline4Jackson L$12.0030/31/0Open 

Fall; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 8/27/2018

 201142104Intro Psychology 4Morgan T$12.0020/28/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:54 AM LA360
 201142105Intro Psychology 4Riha L$12.0022/24/0OpenM W  03:00 PM-04:54 PM LA230
 201142106Intro Psychology 4White-Underwood R$12.0026/28/0OpenM W  12:00 PM-01:54 PM LA360
 201142107Intro Psychology 4Morgan T$12.0024/31/0OpenM W  12:00 PM-01:54 PM LA370
 201142108Intro Psychology 4Jackson L$12.0026/31/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:54 AM LA370
 201142109Intro Psychology 4Pilgrim C$12.0028/28/0OpenT R  10:30 AM-12:24 PM LA360
 201142110Intro Psychology 4Jackson L$12.0025/31/0OpenT R  10:00 AM-11:54 AM LA370
 201142111Intro Psychology 4Pilgrim C$12.0028/28/0OpenT R  02:30 PM-04:24 PM LA360
 201142112Intro Psychology 4Pilgrim C$12.0025/28/0OpenT R  12:30 PM-02:24 PM LA360
 201142113Intro Psychology 4Owen-Cruise D$12.0024/28/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:54 AM LA360
 201142117Intro Psychology 4Owen-Cruise D$12.0026/28/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:54 AM LA260
 201142118Intro Psychology 4Nandigama P$12.0024/24/0OpenT  08:00 AM-11:54 AM LA230
 201142119Intro Psychology 4Nandigama P$12.0030/31/0OpenF  09:00 AM-12:54 PM LA270
 201142120Intro Psychology 4Owen-Cruise D$12.0030/31/0OpenF  09:00 AM-12:54 PM LA370
 201142121Intro Psychology 4Schell D$12.0029/31/0OpenT R  03:00 PM-04:54 PM LA370
 201142128Intro Psychology 4Beebe D$12.0031/31/0OpenM W  02:00 PM-03:54 PM LA370
 201142131Intro Psychology 4White-Underwood R$12.0027/28/0OpenM W  03:30 PM-05:24 PM LA360
 201142375Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 201142433Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.0030/31/0Open 
 201142484Intro PsychologyOnline4Jackson L$12.0029/31/0Open 
 201142946Intro PsychologyOnline4Jackson L$12.0027/31/0Open 
 201246041Intro Psychology 4Rottenstein A$12.0030/31/0OpenM  08:00 AM-11:54 AM RC660
 201246097Intro Psychology 4Schell D$12.0030/31/0OpenM  06:00 PM-09:54 PM RC675
 201246294Intro Psychology 4Schell D$12.0031/31/0OpenR  06:00 PM-09:54 PM RC680

Spring; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/7/2018

 201122101Intro Psychology 4Schulz-Perez K$12.0016/31/0OpenT R  08:30 AM-12:43 PM LA260
 201122102Intro Psychology 4Nandigama P$12.0025/31/0OpenM W  08:30 AM-12:43 PM LA270
 201122103Intro Psychology 4Morgan T$12.008/31/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-05:13 PM LA370
 201122325Intro PsychologyOnline4Jackson L$12.000/31/0Closed 
 201122918Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.000/31/0Closed 
 201122953Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.003/31/0Open 

Summer; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/2/2018

 201132105Intro Psychcology 4Staff$12.0020/31/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-05:13 PM LA370
 201132447Intro PsychologyOnline4Jackson L$12.0026/31/0Open 
 201132946Intro PsychcologyOnline4Jackson L$12.007/31/0Open 
 201132948Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.0024/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 3/12/2018

 201112333Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.005/31/0Open 
 201112359Intro PsychologyOnline4Hoffmann W$12.0019/31/0Open 
 201112728Intro PsychologyOnline4Hoffmann W$12.005/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/29/2018

 201112112Intro Psychology 4Beebe D$12.004/31/0OpenM W  12:00 PM-02:26 PM LA370
 201112123Intro Psychology 4Beebe D$12.000/24/0ClosedT R  12:30 PM-02:56 PM LA230
 201112341Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.004/31/0Open 
 201112361Intro PsychologyOnline4Jackson L$12.007/31/0Open 
 201112448Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.008/31/0Open 
 201112750Intro PsychologyOnline4Hoffmann W$12.004/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 201112106Intro Psychology 4Hale L$12.003/31/0OpenM W  02:30 PM-04:24 PM LA370
 201112107Intro Psychology 4Jackson L$12.002/31/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:54 AM LA370
 201112108Intro Psychology 4Pilgrim C$12.007/28/0OpenT R  11:00 AM-12:54 PM LA360
 201112109Intro Psychology 4Pilgrim C$12.0010/28/0OpenT R  09:00 AM-10:54 AM LA360
 201112110Intro Psychology 4White-Underwood R$12.004/31/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:54 AM LA370
 201112111Intro Psychology 4Jackson L$12.002/31/0OpenT R  10:00 AM-11:54 AM LA370
 201112113Intro Psychology 4White-Underwood R$12.0012/28/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-02:54 PM LA360
 201112120Intro Psychology 4Beebe D$12.004/31/0OpenM W  09:30 AM-11:24 AM BTC100
 201112121Intro Psychology 4Owen-Cruise D$12.005/31/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:54 AM LA370
 201112122Intro Psychology 4Schell D$12.000/31/0ClosedT R  04:00 PM-05:54 PM LA370
 201112158Intro Psychology 4Schell D$12.004/31/0OpenT  06:00 PM-09:54 PM LA370
 201112162Intro Psychology 4Schell D$12.005/28/0OpenR  06:00 PM-09:54 PM LA360
 201112369Intro PsychologyOnline4Jackson L$12.003/31/0Open 
 201112374Intro PsychologyOnline4Jackson L$12.0013/31/0Open 
 201112946Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.005/31/0Open 
 201112953Intro PsychologyOnline4Pilgrim C$12.0014/31/0Open 
 201216294Intro Psychology 4Owen-Cruise D$12.0014/31/0OpenM  06:00 PM-09:54 PM RC455