Psychology | Introductory Psychology for Majors I
P151 | 3785 | Stout, J


P151: Introduction of Psychology for Majors
P151 is the first course of a two semester sequence of courses
designed to build a foundation of psychology for further study as a
psychology major. The course fulfills a natural and mathematical
science requirement. This is a survey course focusing on the
conceptual knowledge, vocabulary, and theoretical viewpoints related
to psychology's experimental methods, the biology of behavior,
sensation and perception, learning, states of consciousness, memory,
and cognition. Course activities include lecture, individual and
group activities, and brief problem focused assignments. The required
text is Psychology, 6th edition, by Bernstein, Penner, Clarke-Stuart,
and Roy. Grades are based on performance in graded activities and
multiple choice examinations.