Credit hours: 3
GEC categories: Social Science & Social Diversity
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Course Objectives: This course introduces students to what is currently known about human behavior and thinking. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the vast area of psychological study. Throughout the course, stress is placed on examining the conceptual and empirical results in such diverse areas as the biological basis for behavior, human development, sensation and perception, and learning and memory, to name a few of the topics covered in the course.
Course Content: History of Psychology, Psychology as a Science, Biological Basis & Evolutionary Psychology, Sensation & Perception, Sleep & Consciousness, Learning & Memory, Human Development, Language, Social Psychology, Personality, Psychological Disorders
Method of Presentation: Lecture Demonstration
Method of Evaluation: Two Midterms plus Final There is also a research participation requirement Extra Credit will be available