2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 24, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSY 100SS - Exploring Psychology

(4 credits) (NWCore option under Self and Society)
In this course students learn how, using methodologies such as observation, survey and experimentation, psychological science explores the causes and consequences of human action. An overview of major findings from the field of psychology such as biological bases of behavior, learning and memory, motivation and emotion, human development, personality, intelligence, psychopathology and therapy, the effect of others on individuals will be discussed and students will be encouraged to apply this knowledge to their own views and actions. Students will consider why the integration of faith and science in understanding humans is important and will explore ways of accomplishing this integration.