Credit hours: 3
GEC categories: Social Science (Individuals and Groups); Diversity (Social Diversity in the United States)
|Psychology: A Framework for Everyday Thinking||Lilienfeld, Lynn, Namy, & Woolf||Pearson|
Example Syllabus: Psychology 100 syllabus_AU12.rtf
Course Objectives: This course is designed to give you a basic overview in the major topics studied by research psychologists. In general, the course is designed to instill the following: •A firm understanding of the principles of scientifically oriented research. •An ability to understand and critique psychological and pseudo-psychological research. •A basic understanding of the various sub-disciplines of psychology. •A sense of whether you might like to pursue psychology as a major. •A sense of whether you might be interested in a psychologically-oriented career. •A better understanding of the many facets of humanity (including yourself).
Course Content: The course consists of lectures, readings, assignments, exams, in class activities, discussions, and media presentations.
Method of Presentation: Lecture, activities, demonstrations.
Method of Evaluation: In class exams, homeworks, an article review, and completion of lab studies (or short written assignments).