PSY 201Z : Introduction to Psychology I

Transcript title

Introduction to Psychology I



Grading mode

Standard letter grades

Total contact hours


Lecture hours


Recommended preparation

WR 060 (or higher) or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 5.

Course Description

Introduction to the science and application of psychology. Emphasis will be placed on psychological concepts, theories, and principles related to: Research Methods, Behavioral Neuroscience, Consciousness, Sensation/Perception, Learning, Memory, Thinking and Intelligence, and related topics. PSY 201Z and PSY 202Z need not be taken in sequence.

Course learning outcomes

1. Identify psychological, biological, and other factors that influence behavior and mental processes.
2. Apply key theories and concepts in psychology.
3. Evaluate claims about psychological phenomena and human behavior through the use of empirical evidence and knowledge of the scientific method.
4. Demonstrate knowledge about the ways psychological science and practices are contextualized by ethical standards and sociocultural factors.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Social Science

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