Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 
    Feb 08, 2023  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 120H - General Psychology

An in-depth introduction to the discipline of psychology. Topics include psychology's major theories and theorists, influential experiments, current trends, future directions, major subfields and historical and contextual factors associated with the development of each. Special attention is given to philosophical and scientific implications of major movements within the discipline, integration of psychology with everyday life and other fields of study, and development of research skills associated with critical thinking. Students are assessed through exams, presentations, homework and a culminating formal research project. Class formats include seminar, lecture, multimedia presentations, group discussions and review of readings.
May not be audited