Dec 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 201H - Introduction to Psychology - Honors

3 CR
Psychology is the science of behavior. Topics investigated include biological foundations of behavior, learning, child development, sensation and perception, thinking, emotion, motivation, individual differences, personality, frustration and adjustment, abnormal behavior, and techniques of psychotherapy. Honors courses emphasize individual study, personal, and group projects with additional learning outcomes common to the Honors Program.

Additional Information: Students may enter the Honors course only as part of the Honors Program or with department approval.


Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - General Education Core
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify the relationships between physical and mental health.
  2. Examine the historical influences on the field of mental health.
  3. Analyze the influences that impact physical and/or mental wellness.
  4. Examine the various subspecialty fields found within Psychology.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the psychological techniques/approaches/theory related to mental health.

Honors Outcomes:

  1. Collaborate in college, local, and global communities.
  2. Demonstrate expertise and research skills in select areas of study.
  3. Develop an interdisciplinary perspective across the liberal arts and sciences.
  4. Demonstrate intellectual independence through verbal and written work.
  5. Demonstrate research skills, including analysis of information and perspectives from diverse sources.
  6. Develop plans and skills to further both academic and professional careers.