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PRINCE GEORGE'S COMMUNITY COLLEGE PSY-1010 - General Psychology Spring 2021 INSTRUCTOR : Dr. Marc D. Lee Faculty, Department of Psychological and Sociological Sciences TIME & PLACE: Monday’s and Wednesday’s Online via Collaborate OFFICE HOURS : Online; Wednesdays OFFICE : Kent Hall, Room 214 Main Campus Faculty Room at University Town Center Room 135 PHONE NUMBERS : 301-546-0512 - Instructor's office 301-546-0525 - Department’s phone number 301-277-5934 UTC All phone messages will be responded to within 24 to 48 hours . Your weekend phone messages will be answered on Mondays. Response may be via email. EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected] All credit students (with the exception of Howard Community College students enrolled at Laurel College Center) are required to use Owl Mail for all college communication. All communications via email should be made using your PGCC email account only, all emails will be responded to within 24 to 48 hours . Your weekend emails and phone messages will be answered on Mondays. Email from outside sources will not be responded to, it is your responsibility to secure a college email account. It is important to check email and Blackboard daily. COURSE DESCRIPTION : University-parallel introductory course which surveys the field of psychology, including the study of behavior, cognitive processes, the concepts of memory, perception and sensation, consciousness, personality development, psychological disorders, psychotherapy and social behavior. Prerequisite: Reading proficiency level. COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of this course, a student will be able to: Course Outcomes 1 Explain major psychological concepts, theories, and perspectives.
2 Describe research methods and tools used by psychologists to understand and explain behavior. 3 Describe the ethical principles inherent in research, teaching, and practice in the field of psychology. 4 Apply psychological concepts to personal, social, and organizational issues. 5 Explain how culture influences behavior and mental processes. 6 Use appropriate technology to obtain scholarly information for the purpose of writing or making presentations on relevant psychological topics. TEXTBOOK: Textbook (required): Licht, D. M., Hull, M. G. & Ballantyne, C. (2017). (2 nd Ed) Psychology . New York, N.Y.: Worth. Ancillary (required): Access to LaunchPad, the electronic resource for this textbook. The above mentioned textbook is required for all PSY 1010 classes. Access to the textbook ancillary LaunchPad is also required . LaunchPad access is necessary to complete required assignments in this course . If you do not have access to this resource you will NOT be able to successfully complete assignments. We are using a loose leaf version of the textbook which is a more cost efficient printed option. Purchase of any of the printed options comes with a LaunchPad access code. Purchase options are provided below.

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