PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

This course studies psychology as an applied science and explores the genetic and environmental factors, which influence behavior and affect the quality of life. The course begins with a brief history of the development of psychology as a science of human behavior and covers such topics as: psychology of learning, social psychology, human sexuality, stress and coping, as well as abnormal behavior and treatments. Through assigned readings and projects, students will become more aware of the factors that affect human behaviors; theirs and that of others.