PSY 200 - Principles of Psychology at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2019-08-01

Surveys the basic concepts of psychology. Covers the scientific study of behavior and mental processes, research methods and measurement, theoretical perspectives, and application. Includes biological bases of behavior, learning, social interactions, memory, and personality; and other topics such as sensation, perception, consciousness, thinking, intelligence, language, motivation, emotion, health, development, psychological disorders, and therapy. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Establishes a transfer social science elective that makes students aware of the basic concepts of psychology.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Readiness to enroll in English 111 required.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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