Psychology 202 Advanced General Psychology
South Dakota State University
Fall 2009 Semester
: Dr. Brady J. Phelps
: Scobey Hall 352 phone# 688-6105
All email pertaining to Psy 202 is requested to be kept within D2L
Email for other business
will check in on the course on M-Th evenings and again on Sunday evenings. If my schedule
changes due to travel, I will make you aware of changes to my availability.
Contemporary research related to psychological concepts expounded in PSYC 101
and PSYC 102. Prerequisites: Psychology major, PSYC 101 or PSYC 102.
In more detail, PSYC 202 will review and build upon the major content areas of psychology covered in PSYC
101 or PSYC 102 but in considerably greater depth. PSYC 202 will help prepare students for most of the upper
level courses in the psychology curricullum. In addition, PSYC 202 puts considerable emphasis on learning the
details and mechanics of writing in correct and complete APA style.
Prerequisites: Psyc 101 or Psyc 102, Psychology major status
: an SDSU e-mail account; access to a computer with Internet and a printer
(if you do not have your own, there are some in the dorms, in the Psyc dept. in the library,
and in NFA), and some Internet experience (talk to me if you do not feel comfortable
searching or using the Internet). Some minimum computer skills such as logging into a website
by entering specifically requested information, using email, opening files and taking tests on-line
will be expected of all students.
Carlson, N.R., Heth, C.D., Miller, H., Donahoe, J. W., Buskist, W., and
Martin, G.N. (2007).
Psychology the science of behavior
, sixth edition, Boston: Pearson.
American Psychological Association (2005).
Concise rules of APA style
. Washington, DC:
American Psychological Association.