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PSYC 001H: Honors General Psychology

Course Description

Honors General Psychology uses the pedagogical methods common to all Honors courses: interdisciplinary, writing- intensive, collaborative, and experiential instruction. As an honors course, there will be an added focus on analytical writing regarding various subsections of the field through reading primary source research. This course introduces students to general psychology as a behavioral science with an emphasis on the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The content focuses on the exploration of major psychological theories, concepts, methods, and research findings in psychology, including the biological bases of behavior, perception, cognition, consciousness, learning, memory, emotion, motivation, development, personality, social psychology, psychological disorders as well as therapeutic approaches and applied psychology.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: D. Social Sciences: D1 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area D - Social Sciences
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Science
  • C-ID: PSY 110 - Introductory Psychology
Last Updated 7/19/23