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PSYCH 111

Introduction to Psychological Science

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Basic course in modern scientific psychology.

When Taught

Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer.

Grade Rule

Standard Grade Rule: A B C D E I

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Note

Additional seats for specific sections may be available to Freshman Mentoring participants through envelopes. Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

1. Knowledge of theoretical perspectives

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to define basic theoretical perspectives that guide psychological inquiry. Measurements: Examinations, quizzes, final examination that includes multiple choice questions, brief writing assignments and other personal reflections on covered material.

Title

2. Applying psychological principles

Learning Outcome

Objective: Students will be able to implement psychological principles to personal and social issues and problems. Measurements: Examinations, quizzes, final examination that includes multiple choice questions, brief writing assignments and other personal reflections on covered material

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3. Research methods

Learning Outcome

Objective: Students will be able to define and implement the basic research methods used in psychology, including classical and current experiments. Measurement: Measurements: Examinations, quizzes, final examination that includes multiple choice questions, brief writing assignments and other personal reflections on covered material.