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PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychology I
Course Code:
PSYC 101


Calendar Description:
This general survey course includes topics such as a brief history of psychology, elementary experimental design, the nervous system, stress, sensation and perception, conscious and unconscious mental processes, learning and memory.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 45

Total Weeks: 15

This course is offered online: Yes
Depending on semester schedules, this course may be available online. Please consult the Academic Timetables.

Pre-Requisites: None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites: None

Co-Requisites: None

Rearticulation Submission: No

Course Content:
- Introduction to the Course; Scope and History of Psychology
- Science of Behaviour; Statistical Supplement
- Biological Bases of Behaviour
- Biological Bases of Behaviour Continued
- Evolutionary Psychology
- Evolutionary Psychology Continued
- Sensation and Perception
- Sensation and Perception Continued
- Consciousness and Altered Mental States
- Consciousness and Altered Mental States Continued
- Learning Theories
- Learning Theories Continued & Memory
- Memory Continued & Cognitive Processes
- Cognitive Processes Continued

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify causes and factors involved in the dynamics of human behaviors
2. Apply diverse scientific perspectives and approaches in analyzing complex behavioral processes
3. Demonstrate evidence of critical thinking
4. Understand and correctly define common terms and processes of psychology

Grading System:

Passing Grade:
D (50%)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 46 %
Midterm Exam: 54 %

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Other Programs:
Associate of Arts Diploma - Fine Arts
Associate of Arts Degree
Associate of Arts Degree - Criminology Specialization
Social Services Worker Diploma
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