2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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PSYC& 100 - General Psychology

5.0 Credits
Surveys major areas of psychology. Core topics include sensory processes, perception, personality, disorders and treatment, intelligence, research methods, learning, states of consciousness, language, cross-cultural psychology, and applied psychology. Prerequisite

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the biological basis of behavior including the nervous and endocrine systems.
  2. Discuss and compare the major theories of learning.
  3. Describe and compare the conceptual models of intelligence, language, and cognition.
  4. Identify the major theoretical approaches to personality theory.
  5. Describe the experimental method and the basic statistical methods of data analysis.
  6. Identify the major sub-fields of Psychology.
  7. Compare and discuss the concepts of sensation and perception.

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