PSYCH 112 - Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science
Section: 001
Term: WN 2013
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PSYCH 111, 114, 115, or 116.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
50-100
Other Course Info:
PSYCH 112 may not be included in a concentration plan in Psychology. Students in PSYCH 112 are required to spend five hours outside of class participating as subjects in research projects.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Psychology is the study of the mind that is our common and unique inheritance as human beings. It is an exciting field, where our understanding of ourselves is constantly examined, challenged, and extended.

The goals of this course are:

  1. to introduce you to scientific models of human thought, feeling, and behavior
  2. to apply these models to understand better your own mind and behavior and those of others

Major topics include:

  • the origins of mind, neurons and what they do
  • how we adapt to the world around us
  • how we remember (and why we sometimes misremember)
  • how we think
  • why we have feelings
  • how we are influenced by others
  • how the mind can break down
  • how we can help ourselves

Course Requirements:

Assessment will take the form of written assignments, quizzes, and possibly public speaking. There are no exams in this class, but there are six unannounced quizzes. Participation in the Psychology subject pool is required for course credit.

Class Format:

Instruction is through lecture, discussion, group work, individual study, and participation in the Psychology subject pool.

PSYCH 112 - Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
26040
Open
5
 
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations. Students are auto-enrolled in Lec 001 when they elect a Dis 002-015. All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture
002 (DIS)
P
26041
Closed
0
 
-
W 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
003 (DIS)
P
26042
Open
1
 
-
Th 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
004 (DIS)
P
26043
Open
1
 
-
F 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
005 (DIS)
P
26044
Closed
0
 
-
W 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
006 (DIS)
P
26045
Open
1
 
-
F 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
007 (DIS)
P
26046
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
008 (DIS)
P
26047
Closed
0
 
-
F 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
009 (DIS)
P
26048
Closed
0
 
-
F 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
010 (DIS)
P
26049
Closed
0
 
-
Th 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
011 (DIS)
P
26050
Open
3
 
-
Tu 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
012 (DIS)
P
26051
Closed
0
 
-
Th 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
013 (DIS)
P
26052
Closed
0
 
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M 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: Psych 112 meets the Intro Psych prereq for the Psychology and BBCS Concentrations.
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ISBN: 9780205001750
Psychology From Inquiry to Understanding, Books a La Carte Edition., Publisher: Pearson College Div 2010
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