PSY 2012 Introduction to Psychology

This course is a basic introduction to the scientific study of human thought, feelings, and behavior.  It is valuable for all majors providing practical insights for understanding, negotiating with, and influencing others in real-world job settings. Scientific research methods are taught to help students critically evaluate information in the media and to provide the scientific principles for students who major in psychology. Diverse theories of human behavior are introduced to examine how biological systems, physical and social environments, and experiences interact to form the bases of personality, beliefs, emotions, and behaviors.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Student must score into college-level English and reading on placement test.