2023-2025 Catalog

PSYC 101 General Psychology

General overview of the scientific study of psychology. Includes following topics: human learning, personality formation, emotion, motivation, language and reasoning, developmental issues, the brain and nervous system, and intelligence. Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or above or equivalent. (SS)




  1. Identify the theorists and theories that have influenced the study of psychology.
  2. Describe the relationship between human biology and behavior.
  3. Apply major psychological theories and perspectives to a case study or other examples.
  4. Research a current issue in psychology relating to theory or practice.