Introduction to Psychology

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Fall 2017
Credits per quarter

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Scientific inquiry into human behavior and cognition is a dynamic and rapidly growing field that influences personal development and diverse careers. This course examines essential aspects of the human experience (neurology, sensation and perception, personality, learning, memory, cognition, emotion, motivation, etc.) and political, economic, and cultural influences. Contemporary trends and specific sub-disciplines (neuropsychology, cross cultural research, childhood development, gerontology, organizational behavior, wellness, etc.) will be addressed. Those seeking underpinnings for work in mental health and social work, education, medicine, public policy, and law, will find this course indispensable. Students will demonstrate skill at applying theory to practice in “psychological notebooks”, integrative response papers and group activities.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in: Psychology, social work, education, government, business, politics, law enforcement and corrections, non-profit, etc.

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Scheduled for: Weekend

Located in: Olympia

Advertised schedule:

Sundays, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29; 11/12; 12/3, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.