Dec 10, 2023
PSY 201 - General Psychology
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3
Description: This course includes the following topics and concepts in the science of behavior: scientific method, biological bases for behavior, perception, motivation, learning memory, development, personality, abnormal behavior, therapeutic techniques, and social psychology.
Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100 , RDG 100 and MAT 101 or MAT 155 or MAT 160 or MAT 170 or MAT 103 with a minimum grade of C.
- Psychological methods of research
- Biological basis for behavior
- Human growth and development
- Sensation and perception
- States of consciousness
- Psychological disorders
- Therapeutic techniques
- Social psychology
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F = 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Explain scientific approaches and psychological methods of research.
- Describe the physiological basis of behavior.
- Describe the major issues of the developing person.
- Differentiate between the various states of consciousness.
- Explain the principles and applications of memory.
- Describe the perspectives of personality.
- Differentiate between the clinical features of and the treatment for the psychological disorders.
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Official Course Syllabus