General Psychology

Psychology (PSYC)
Course outline



General Psychology is an introduction to the scientific study of human behavior. The course includes child, adolescent, and adult development, sensation, perception, consciousness, learning, memory, thinking and language, intelligence, motivation, emotion, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress, health, and social behavior. This course has a research methodology component: Methodology provides students with the opportunity to participate in the process of discovery used by researchers to learn more about human behavior, using a hands-on application of experimental methods. The course is intended for students majoring in psychology or related social science fields, as well as liberal arts studies. Prerequisite: College level reading ability. MNTC goal area:(5)History/Social/Behavioral Sciences. Credits: 4(4 lecture/0 lab)