Introduction to Psychology

Course Number: 
PSY 1010
Spring Fall
Psychology (PSY)

This course introduces the student to the major concepts, issues, research, and scientific methods upon which our knowledge of human thought and behavior are built. The course provides the basis for further study of psychology as well as a sense of how psychological issues are involved in a variety of academic fields and the student’s personal life. Course content is selected from topics including research methods, neurophysiology, states of consciousness, learning, memory, theories of personality, motivation, social psychology, and abnormal behavior.

3 hours of lecture per week