PSYCH 111 - Introduction to Psychology
Section: 101
Term: SP 2009
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PSYCH 112, 114, or 115.
Waitlist Capacity:
Other Course Info:
PSYCH 111 may not be included in a concentration plan in Psychology. Students in PSYCH 111 are required to spend five hours outside of class participating as subjects in research projects. F, W, Sp, Su.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the field of psychology. As a discipline, Psychology is concerned with questions that make up the very fabric of our existence, from the mundane (e.g., Why can't I remember the names of people I meet?) to the profound (e.g., How do we define "normal" behavior?).

There are three major goals for the course:

  1. Introduce you to the ways that psychologists think about and approach questions of mind and behavior.
  2. Introduce you to the body of knowledge, research findings, and underlying principles that currently exist in the field.
  3. Stimulate you to think about how the material we cover in class applies to your daily life.
One of the main themes of the course is that different kinds of psychologists (e.g., biological, cognitive, social, clinical,etc.) approach psychology from different, but complementary, viewpoints. Psychology offers a unique perspective on many of the questions and social issues that confront us.

PSYCH 111 - Introduction to Psychology
Schedule Listing
101 (LEC)
MTuWTh 10:00AM - 12:00PM
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ISBN: 9780716752158
Psychology, Author: Schacter, Gilbert, Wegner, Publisher: Worth 1 2009
ISBN: 0131147293
Forty Studies that Changed Psy, Author: Hock, Publisher: Prentice Hall 6TH 2009
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