About This Course
Introduction to Psychology is a journey through all of the major psychological concepts and principles. The knowledge gained from this course will allow students to critically evaluate psychological research and have a more in-depth understanding of human thought and behavior.
Why Take This?
Students will be able to: - identify and analyze the social dimension of society as a context for human life, the processes of social change and social continuity, the role of human agency in those processes, and the forces that engender social cohesion and fragmentation. - place contemporary developments in cultural, historical, environmental, and spatial contexts. - identify the dynamics of ethnic, cultural, gender/sexual, age-based, class, regional, national, transnational, and global identities and the similarities, differences, linkages, and interactions between them. - evaluate social science information, draw on different points of view, and formulate applications appropriate to contemporary social issues. - recognize the interactions of social institutions, culture, and environment with the behavior of individuals.
Prerequisites and Requirements
There are no prerequisites, but we encourage curiosity about human nature.
Go on a journey through psychological concepts and principles to enable you to gain a more in-depth understanding of human thought and behavior.