Psychology
 

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
 NoteNOTE: Additional seats for specific sections may be available to Freshman Mentoring participants through envelopes. NOTE: Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining PSYCH 111
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.