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Psychology Online Courses

PSYC 1101: Introduction to General Psychology

3-0-3. Prerequisites: none

A broad survey of the major topics in psychology including but not limited to research methodology, biological and social factors influencing behavior, development, learning, memory, personality and abnormal behavior/therapy.

PSYC 2103: Introduction to Human Development

3-0-3. Prerequisites: PSYC 1101 with a grade of C or better or SOCI 1101 with a grade of C or better

This course examines human development across the lifespan from conception to death with an emphasis on normal patterns of physical, cognitive, social and emotional changes. Structured field experiences promote student competency in observation, interpretation and understanding of behavior.

PSYC 2210 Careers in Psychology

2-0-2 Pre-requisites: PSYC 1101

This course is designed to provide students in the psychology pathway with valuable information and skills relevant to selecting and pursuing a career in psychology or related fields. In doing so, the course has three major components. First, students develop an understanding of psychology as an undergraduate major both in general and specific to GHC, focusing on strategies and resources to support success. Second, students learn about best practices in preparing for post-graduation careers and/or graduate school. Third, students learn about career opportunities in psychology and related fields, as well as, some of the skills that are essential in pursuing these goals.

PSYC 2165: Abnormal Psychology

3-0-3. Prerequisites: PSYC 1101 and one additional three-hour psychology course or consent of instructor

This course is an introduction to behavior and mental disorders. The emphasis of the course is on the emotional and behavioral characteristic the major categories of abnormal behavior with some attention to current treatment methods. [This course may be offered on a limited basis]

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Faculty contact and other information can be found on the School of Social Sciences and Education page.

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Introduction to Psychology – PSYC 1101