Psych 1A 2563
Kerri Hogue, Ph.D.
Gazzaniga, M. S., Heatherton, T. F., & Halpern, D. F. (2010).
Psychological Science 3e
W. W. Norton.
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SRJC minimum English standards.
This course will provide an introduction to the discipline of psychology.
The background, methodology, and important findings from major sub-areas of psychology will
be covered. These areas include: the foundations of psychology, physiology, life-span
development, states of consciousness, learning, memory, thinking, intelligence, motivation,
emotion, personality, and social behavior among others. You will be encouraged to think
critically and engage in class discussions about the topics covered.
There will be three in-class exams, class participation, a final exam and
a research paper.
All assignments are due on the dates listed on the syllabus at the beginning of that
day’s class period. Assignments must be handed to me personally (unless otherwise noted). Any
assignment handed in
after the start of class will immediately have one grade dropped
from it. Any assignment that is more than 24 hours late
be graded and will receive a zero
for the assignment.
There will be no make-ups given for any reason during the semester. To account for
lowest exam grade will be dropped. Therefore, if you miss an exam
the zero points that you receive will be dropped and your grades for the other 2 in-class exams
will be kept. If you do not miss any exams then your lowest score of the three in-class exams will