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PSYC 102 - Introduction to Psychology II
Course Code:
PSYC 102


Calendar Description:
This is the second part of a general survey course that includes topics discussing foundations of human behavior (language acquisition, motivational and emotional bases of behaviour) as well as more applied areas of psychology (intelligence, theories of personality and social behaviour, lifespan development, etiology and treatment of mental disorders).

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: PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology I or consent of the instructor

Non-Course Pre-Requisites: None

Co-Requisites: None

Rearticulation Submission: No

Course Content:
- Intelligence
- Intelligence Continued
- Human Development Across the Lifespan
- Human Development Across the Lifespan Continued
- Motivation and Emotion
- Motivation and Emotion Continued
- Stress and Health
- Personality Theories
- Personality Theories Continued
- Psychological Disorders
- Psychological Disorders Continued
- Therapies for Psychological Disorders
- Social Psychology
- Social Psychology Continued

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Identify causes and factors involved in the dynamics of human behaviors
- Apply diverse scientific perspectives and approaches in analyzing complex behavioral processes
- Demonstrate evidence of critical thinking
- Understand and correctly define common terms and processes of psychology

Grading System:

Passing Grade:
D (50%)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 37 %
Midterm Exam: 63 %

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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