PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3 credits

Introduces the vast array of psychological theories and research that underlie the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Focuses on the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical and current findings that relate to the field of psychology. Topics include the biological basis of human behavior, learning theory, memory, personality, child development, intelligence, and psychological disorders. Students will explore career options in psychology as well as what it means to think like a psychologist, and to be a psychologist.

Prerequisite(s): None