Principles Of PsychologyTuesday(Section 30)Spring 2021SyllabusInstructor: Professor Wayne B. TaylorEmail [email protected]Course Number: Psy 101, Section 30,Classroom Number: REMOTE NO CLASSROOMOffice Hours: By Appointment1
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COURSE DESCRIPTIONThis introductory course covers a survey of information and theory. Topics include humangrowth and development, personality, abnormal behavior, psychotherapy, social cognition, andunderstanding. This course meets the General Education “Individual and Society” RequirementArea 2. Prerequisite: Academic Reading III (ESL098) or reading skills II (RDG095) or co-enrollment in integrated courses, or exemption from reading requirement by placement testing.REQUIRED TEXTFeldman, Robert S. “Essentials Of Understanding Psychology,” Fourteenth edition, 2019(Softback) Mcgraw-Hill, Boston, MA ISBN: 978-1-259-92272-5 or the BHCC Abridged ManualFor PSY 101.COURSE GOALSWith successful completion of the course you will have:Completed a preview of the study and research technologies in behavior and mental processes.Gained a knowledge of various types of psychology.Become an informed consumer of psychology.Gained a working knowledge of the biology of the brain and behavior.Gained an understanding of consciousness including altered states and drugs.Gained a knowledge of how we learn and the famous researchers who contributed to our theories of learning.Become familiar with human needs and maturation including food, drink, achievement, affiliation, sex , and power. Students will understand the function of emotions.3
Gained a background in human development from conception to birth with emphasis on psychosexual development and famous people who contributed to our knowledge of psychology such as Piaget, Erikson, and Freud.