2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2020  
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PSYC 201 - Introduction to Psychology


Credit(s): 3
Contact Hours: 3

This course introduces the student to the major ideas, concepts, methods, and principles in contemporary psychology with a special focus on psychology as a science. As a science that examines behavior and mental processes, psychology includes topics such as research methods, neurological bases of behavior, sensing and perceiving the physical world, states of consciousness, learning, emotion and its display, relationships between stress and health, higher cognitive processes such as memory and motivation, development, differing views of personality and its assessment, abnormal behavior and its treatment, social thinking, social influence, and social relations. Meets the Social & Behavioral Science requirement. Prerequisite: R.



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