Introduction to Psychology
Credits: 3
Department: PSY Psychology
Subject: Psychology
This course provides the student with an understanding of how the scientific method is applied to the study of human and animal behavior. Topics include: research results, the major principles and perspectives of psychology, applications of contemporary psychology, the structure and function of the nervous system, foundations of learning, intelligence, social behavior, personality, feeling and emotion, motivation, abnormal psychology and its causes and therapies, developmental patterns and the measurement of behavior.