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History and Systems of Psychology
HISTORY SYSTEM
CLASS CODE: PSYCH 311 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: PSYCHOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Historical movements and intellectual commitments of the past, early pioneers in the field of psychology, comtemporary issues and assumptions that form the discipline of psychology.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Major historical anticedents of psychology, major paradigms in psychology, influential philosophies/theorists, and psychologists.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Know philosophical issues relevant to psychology.
2. Know how theoretical history helped to shape the field of psychology.
3. Know about key figures in the history of psychology.
4. Know about the roots, the theories, and the relevance of several major trends in modern psychology.
5. Evaluate the worth of ideas in psychology, and
6. Become a better person.
REQUIREMENTS: Writing analytical essays and completing the required examinations.
PREREQUISITES: Psych 111
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001