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PSY 100 General Psychology

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    Great Intro to the Subject

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    Many Small Assignments

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    Nov 14, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend General Psychology because it is a pre-requisite for many majors, but also is great background knowledge for students to have, and is applicable to lots of real-life scenarios

    Course highlights:

    You learn about the major psychologists in history and what their contribution to psychology was. You also get to do small, in-class experiments with your classmates which really enriches the learning.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    - read the book - take good notes during lecture - make flashcards to prepare for tests

    • Fall 2016
    • Jennifer Ackil
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Always Do the Reading Many Small Assignments
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    Jun 02, 2016
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    Jennifer Ackil is a very good professor and teaches the subject very well. She makes it interesting and you can tell that she is also very interested in the subject as well. It is a great course to take even if you are not majoring in Psychology.

    Course highlights:

    I learned a lot in this course. Some of my favorite parts were when we learned about people's dreams. Also I like to learn about the brain and we got to see some different brains in her class.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    The best tip I can give to a student considering this course is to study over a long time and not just three days. Make note cards throughout the couple weeks before the test.

    • Spring 2015
    • Jennifer Ackil
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Always Do the Reading Great Discussions
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    May 31, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this course because Professor Hecht is an awesome professor, she stays engaged with the students because she loves to teach psychology.

    Course highlights:

    What I gained from this course is from hard work and dedication, you're hard work will pay off. Because I loved what I was learning, I decided to major in Psychology because of Professor Hecht.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    I would read the material required before class as well as take notes on the professors lecture slides.

    • Spring 2016
    • Lauren Hecht
    • Great Intro to the Subject Always Do the Reading Many Small Assignments


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