History and Systems in Psychology

Fall 2022
Olympia
Evening
Sophomore - Senior
Class Size: 25
4 Credits per quarter
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The purpose of this course is to provide an overall view of the emergence of Psychology as a field, its historical roots; its evolution within a broader sociocultural context, and philosophical currents running throughout this evolution. Attention will be paid to the interaction of theory development and the social milieu, the cultural biases within theory and the effect of personal history on theoretical claims.

The learning goals are: 

  • To investigate the emergence and the development of Psychology as a unique and contributing discipline.
  • To explore the various time periods in the history of Psychology through the lives and works of major figures.
  • To gain insight to the formation and thinking of the various schools in Psychology.
  • To consider current and recurrent crucial issues in Psychology within a historical and sociocultural as well as a multidisciplinary framework. 
  • To provide a solid theoretical foundation for further study in Psychology.

Registration

Fall 2022 Registration

Course Reference Numbers

So - Sr (4): 10161

Academic details

Fields of Study
Preparatory For

psychology, counseling, social work

Credits
4
Maximum Enrollment
25
Class Standing
Sophomore
Junior
Senior

Schedule

Time Offered
Evening
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First Meeting

Remote/Online
Location
Olympia