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Edmonds Community College    
  Feb 17, 2018
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC& 100 - General Psychology

5.0 Credits
Surveys major areas of psychology. Core topics include sensory processes, perception, personality, disorders and treatment, intelligence, research methods, learning, states of consciousness, language, cross-cultural psychology, and applied psychology (was PSYCH 100).

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the biological basis of behavior including the nervous and endocrine systems. [REASON]
  2. Discuss and compare the major theories of learning. [REASON]
  3. Describe and compare the conceptual models of Intelligence, Language, and Cognition. [REASON]
  4. Identify the major theoretical approaches to personality theory. [REASON]
  5. Describe the Experimental Method and the basic Statistical Methods of data analysis. [REASON]
  6. Identify the major sub-fields of Psychology. [REASON]
  7. Compare and discuss the concepts of Sensation and Perception. [REASON]

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