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PSYC 102 - Introduction to Psychology II

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)

 

Credits: 3

 

Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 3)

 

Total Weeks: 15

 

Prerequisites:

PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology I
OR consent of the instructor

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

None

 

Co-requisites:

None

 

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: Letters

 

Passing Grade: D (50%)

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Textbooks:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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