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General Psychology
GEN PSYCHOLOGY
CLASS CODE: PSYCH 111 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: PSYCHOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Social Science requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This is an INTRODUCTORY course in Psychology which surveys the various fields of psychology and application of selected psychological principles to life situations.
TAUGHT: Fall, Summer, Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Topics will include the biological basis of behavior, sensation and perception, learning, emotion, memory, social thinking, IQ, personality, therapy, stress, motivation, developmental, and abnormal psychology. Each of these topics is in and of itself an entire semester long course. We will only be scratching the surface of each, and changing directions frequently-hence the emphasis on the word "Introductory".
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Know the basic fields included in Psychology.
2. Recognize researchers, their theories, and findings.
3. Evaluate research.
4. Apply critical thinking, problem-solving, attitudes, and techniques.
5. Clarify validation and application of ideas.
REQUIREMENTS: Reading assigned materials. Participation in discussions and demonstrations. Quizzes and objective tests.
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