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Independent Learning Courses

Psychology

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology(3.0 hours) Mail
An introductory course dealing with principles of behavior, scientific methods of psychology, measurement, learning, perception, motivation, development, personality, abnormal behavior, social behavior, intelligence, and other topics.12 lessons, 2 exams (midterm after lesson 6)
Meets General Education Requirement: C Social and Behavioral Sciences

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology(3.0 hours) Web
An introductory course dealing with principles of behavior, scientific methods of psychology, measurement, learning, perception, motivation, development, personality, abnormal behavior, social behavior, intelligence, and other topics.12 lessons, 2 exams (midterm after 6/ch. 7)
Meets General Education Requirement: C Social and Behavioral Sciences

PSY 199 Introduction to Developmental Psychology(3.0 hours) Web
A general course in developmental psychology covering the entire life span. Included are a description of growth stages, theories of development, and research methods of development.16 lessons, 1 project, 2 exams (midterm after Ch. 8)
Meets General Education Requirement: C Social and Behavioral Sciences

PSY 250 Adjustment and Personal Growth(3.0 hours) Mail
Individual, social, and cultural determinants of personal growth and healthy life adjustment. Topics include stress and coping, relationships, values, career development, and decision-making.15 lessons, 11 self-assessments, 4 self-discoveries, 1 exam
Meets General Education Requirement: F Health and Wellness

PSY 321 Child Developmental Psychology(3.0 hours) Web
Prerequisite: PSY 100 or PSY 199
An introduction to the factors influencing normal psychological development during infancy and childhood. Theories, methodology, and current research in child development, including prenatal, physical, language, cognitive, social, and personality development, are considered.15 lessons, 3 projects, 2 exams (Midterm and Final)

PSY 350 Social Psychology(3.0 hours) Web
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
A general introduction to social psychology for majors and non-majors in psychology. The psychology of how people think about and relate to others. Topics include love, altruism, aggression, conformity, behavior in groups, leadership, intergroup conflict, aggression, prejudice, and persuasion.15 units, 3 exams (only exam 3 is proctored)
Meets General Education Requirement: C Social and Behavioral Sciences

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