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PSYC 150: Introduction to Psychological Science

Term: Spring Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F8

This course will cover major content domains in the discipline of Psychology, including biological, cognitive, developmental, social and personality, and mental health. In addition, themes that are relevant to all of these domains and that link content areas will be discussed, with emphasis on ethics and cultural/social diversity. This course is also intended to foster an appreciation of the role of scientific reasoning in understanding human behavior and the mind. Students will be introduced to the major theoretical perspectives and to the basic principles of psychological research methods.

Prerequisites: none.