Introduction to Psychological Science

Introduction to Psychological Science
Basic course in modern scientific psychology.
PSYCH
111
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 OfferedHonors also.
Course Outcomes

1. Knowledge of theoretical perspectives

Objective: Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the basic theoretical perspectives that guide psychological inquiry.

Measurement: Examinations, quizzes, comprehensive final examination that includes questions common to all Psychology 111 sections.

2. Applying psychological principles

Objective: Apply psychological principles to personal and social issues and problems.

Measurement: Examinations, quizzes, comprehensive final examination that includes questions common to all Psychology 111 sections, response papers to essays written by practicing research psychologists or term paper.

3. Research methods

Objective: Understand the basic research methods used in psychology, including classical and current experiments.

Measurement: Examinations, quizzes, comprehensive final examination that includes questions common to all Psychology 111 sections, response papers to essays written by practicing research psychologists or term paper, participation as a subject in actual psychological research.