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Course Description

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Psychology - PSYCH 201

Introductory Psychology

4 Credit Hours
4 Lecture Hours

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.


  • 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 orientation 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 TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2021; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/16/2021

 201112333Intro PsychologyONL4Schell D0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 201112487Intro PsychologyONL4Schell D13/31/0Open$12.00 
 201112728Intro PsychologyONL4Pilgrim C1/31/1Closed$12.00 

Winter; 2021; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 201112107Intro PsychologyRMT4Jackson L0/31/0Closed$12.00T R  08:00 AM-10:26 AM WEBWEB
 201112111Intro PsychologyRMT4Jackson L0/31/0Closed$12.00T R  10:30 AM-12:56 PM WEBWEB
 201112112Intro PsychologyRMT4Fenwick R0/31/0Closed$12.00M W  12:00 PM-02:26 PM WEBWEB
 201112341Intro PsychologyONL4Jackson L0/31/3Closed$12.00 
 201112361Intro PsychologyONL4Hoffmann W0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 201112448Intro PsychologyONL4LaJoy M0/31/5Closed$12.00 
 201112750Intro PsychologyONL4Pilgrim C0/31/0Closed$12.00 

Winter; 2021; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 201112104Intro PsychologyRMT4Czar G1/31/0Open$12.00M W  04:00 PM-05:54 PM WEBWEB
 201112108Intro PsychologyRMT4White-Underwood R4/31/0Open$12.00T R  03:00 PM-04:54 PM WEBWEB
 201112109Intro PsychologyRMT4Pilgrim C5/31/0Open$12.00T R  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
 201112110Intro PsychologyRMT4LaJoy M1/31/0Open$12.00M W  10:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB
 201112113Intro PsychologyRMT4LaJoy M2/31/0Open$12.00M W  01:00 PM-02:54 PM WEBWEB
 201112120Intro PsychologyRMT4Morgan T9/31/0Open$12.00M W  09:30 AM-11:24 AM WEBWEB
 201112122Intro PsychologyRMT4Schell D7/31/0Open$12.00T R  04:00 PM-05:54 PM WEBWEB
 201112151Intro PsychologyRMT4White-Underwood R22/31/0Open$12.00W  06:00 PM-09:54 PM WEBWEB
 201112158Intro PsychologyRMT4Hale L20/31/0Open$12.00T  06:00 PM-09:54 PM WEBWEB
 201112369Intro PsychologyONL4LaJoy M1/31/0Open$12.00 
 201112374Intro PsychologyONL4Pilgrim C3/31/0Open$12.00 
 201112946Intro PsychologyONL4Jackson L3/31/1Closed$12.00 
 201112953Intro PsychologyONL4Jackson L1/31/0Open$12.00 
 201216294Intro PsychologyRMT4Fenwick R22/31/0Open$12.00M  06:00 PM-09:54 PM WEBWEB
 201216301Intro PsychologyRMT4Morgan T0/31/0Closed$12.00T R  12:00 PM-01:54 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday