This course presents an introductory topical survey of the various aspects of psychology as both a scientific and an applied discipline. Unique to this particular offering of Psy 101 is its sole reliance on electronic text, tutoring and mastery certification testing.
Introductory Psychology is a broad survey course designed to introduce you to the myriad of topics investigated in the study of psychology. Upon successful completion of this course you will be in possession of a basic knowledge of physiological, developmental, sensation and perception, learning, cognitive, social, and personality psychology as well as motivation, psychopathology and a variety of research methods. Unique to this version of Psy 101 is its reliance on electronic text, tutoring, and certification instead of a traditional textbook. Another major difference in the class is its use of in-class annotated video presentations and internet-based active studetn responding to questions covering the videos.
A special-topics course for upper-division majors studying psychology. Topical coverage in this course will typically include conceptual and historical foundations of all the topics normally covered in an Introductory Psychology course, but with emphasis placed on the landmark research, theories, and contributors.
A junior-level course in psychology. It meets one of several core-course requirements for the student who plans a major in psychology. The course is somewhat different from others in that it stresses the actual experience of its own subject matter. Thus it requires you to learn while also teaching you the conceptual and empirical foundations of the process of learning.
As a result of this course, a successful student will be proficient in identifying the multiple factors in behavioral activation, regulation, and direction, including: 1) genetic factors; 2) physiological and neural factors; 3) environmental factors; 4) cognitive factors; and 5) emotional factors.
This course will give you an opportunity to examine the principles of descriptive statistics and the application of these statistical techniques in observational and correlational research.