2019-2020 College Catalog

PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology, Part I

First term of a two-term sequence in introductory psychology covering the history of psychology, scientific methods, the brain, nervous system, sensation, perception, consciousness, human development, learning, memory, language, and cognition. Taught from a sociocultural approach which assumes that gender, culture, and ethnicity are essential to understanding behavior, thought, and emotion. Meets cultural diversity requirements for Associate Degrees. Prerequisites: RDWR 115 and MTH 20 or placement above these levels. General Education: Social Science\Cultural Literacy Offered: Fall, Spring