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PSY201A Intro to Psychology - Part 1

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Surveys the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in scientific research, biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning theory, memory, language, cognition, consciousness, and human development. Provides an overview of popular trends, examines the overarching themes of heredity vs. environment, stability vs. change, and free will vs. determinism, and emphasizes the sociocultural approach which assumes that gender, culture, and ethnicity are essential to understanding behavior, thought, and emotion. Psychology 201A is the first term of a two-term sequence in introductory psychology. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

Credits:
4.00

Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 43412

From the Instructor:
Psychology 201A is the 1st part of a 2-part sequence in Introductory Psychology course. It surveys the major psychological concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical and the most contemporary trends in scientific research. The course examines the overarching themes of heredity vs. environment, stability vs. change, and free will vs. determinism and emphasizes the sociocultural approach, which assumes that gender, culture, and ethnicity are essential to understanding behavior, thought, and emotion. There will be no on-campus sessions or requirements. The entire course is on line. PREREQUISITES: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.
Course Specific Requirements:
REQUIRED TEXTBOOK Lilienfeld, S.O., Lynn, S.J., Namy, L.L., &Woolf, N.J (2014).Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding. Boston, MA: Pearson Education Inc. VOL. 1 Third custom edition for PCC + MyPsychLab code. ISBN 9781269219426. ONLINE SUPPLEMENT: MYPSYCH LAB (not required) If you buy the textbook NEW at our bookstore, it comes with an access code to MyPsychLab(is shrink wrapped to your custom text). MyPsychLab is a valuable online supplement for the course. It contains many excellent tools to help you learn the material and prepare for the exams. This supplement is not required.
Web Technical Requirements:
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Students with Disabilities:
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WEB » 43412 - 22-Sep-2014 thru 13-Dec-2014
Instructor: Tatiana Snyder
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact Sylvania
 

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