2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSY 319 - Motivation and Emotion

(4 credits, alternate years, consult department)
Why do we do what we do? How do we know what we want and what we need? How do we set goals for ourselves and act to achieve them? These are some of the questions that the psychology of motivation and emotion attempt to answer. This course will examine universal and specific motivations and emotions in the context of physiological, cognitive and affective systems. It will also pursue applications of motivation and emotion to the psychology of addiction, health, coping and optimal functioning.

Prerequisites: PSY100SS and 215.