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Intro to Psychology

Course Number: 10809198
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-809-198 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY ...survey of theoretical foundations of human behavior such as sensation and perception, motivation, emotions, learning, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress, and human diversity in personal, social and vocational settings. (Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater OR satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better OR Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Comp Prep)

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

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Credit for Prior Learning

Course Competencies

  1. Differentiate psychological perspectives
  2. Examine research methods
  3. Distinguish learning theories
  4. Examine biological and environmental influences on behavior and mental processes
  5. Investigate cognitive processes
  6. Explore relationships among social influences, behavior, and mental processes
  7. Examine personality theories
  8. Explore motivational theories
  9. Investigate stress
  10. Examine states of consciousness
  11. Investigate sensation and perception
  12. Identify psychological disorders and treatment approaches
  13. Summarize human development processes