Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC& 100 General Psychology

5 credits
This course will introduce students to the principles of motivation, communication, human development and learning. Practical applications will be made to individual difference, group process and behavior in organizations.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher) and ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher)

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Correctly use basic psychological terminology, concepts, and theories
  • Describe how biological, psychological, social factors affect behavior
  • Critically analyze information about human behavior
  • Distinguish between scientific and non-scientific ways of knowing
  • Appreciate how psychology explains personal experience and social interaction
  • Explain how culture, gender, and group identity can influence self-awareness and relationships between and among groups
  • Develop, organize, implement, and present a term project

Global Outcomes
This course teaches to the global outcome of intercultural appreciation.

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50