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PSY 100 - General Psychology (GT-SS3)

  • 3 credits
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This general psychology course is an overview of the major theories and findings in the field of Psychology, with an emphasis on the use of the scientific method to ask and answer questions about human behavior and mental processes.

Topics include the brain and behavior, the relative influences of nature and nurture, mechanisms of learning, development, human memory, stress and health, personality, psychological disorders and treatments, and social behavior. Emphasis is placed on the multiple determinants of behavior, including cultural and contextual factors as well as individual differences.

This course requires proctoring and may utilize Respondus. Please refer to the syllabus for more information.

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Social/Behavioral Sciences (Category 3C) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Human Behavior, Culture, or Social Frameworks (GT-SS3).

Textbooks and Materials

Achieve for Exploring Psychology in Modules, 12th edition