House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus PSYC-2301-85 (General Psychology)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
PSYC-2301-85 (General Psychology)
|Instructor||Weber, Betty Louise|
|Course ID #||10578|
|Course Title||General Psychology|
|Course Description||An introductory survey of the major areas of psychology, such as learning, social, testing, personality, developmental and physiological. Emphasis is on psychology as the scientific study of behavior and includes both human and animal behavior.|
Bernstein, Clarke-Stewart, Penner, Roy, Wickens
Houghton Mifflin Company
Boston New York
The student will be able to understand the various sub-fields within the field of psychology/mental health.
He will be able to identify the important people who have contributed to the study of psychology and what they have contributed.
He will learn the concepts and stages of human development.
He will have an understanding of mental abilities and how intelligence, aptitude, and achievement is measured and evaluated.
He will achieve an understanding of the concepts and theories of motivation and the nature of emotion.
The student will be introduced to the concepts and theories of personality, psychological disorders/abnormal psychology and the various treatments of these disorders.
He will learn the importance of attitude, social cognition and social influence.
Study Questions for each chapter
Hand out information for each chapter
Introduction to Psychology
Schools of Psychology
Subfields in Psychology
Famous people in the field of psychology
Reseach in psychology
Theories in psychology
Sensation and perception
Learning and Memory
Motivation and Emotion
Stress and Coping
Abnormal psychology and psychological disorders
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
Treatment of psychological disorders
Cognition and Language
|Attendance Policy||A studet may be dropped from class if he misses three classes.|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Mid-term examination 30%
Term paper 20%
Final examination 50%
|Final Exam Date||May 11, 2011 - 6:30 PM|
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