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Active as of Fall Semester 2017

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
General Psychology

2. Course Prefix & Number:
PSYC 2421

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 4

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This class presents a general introduction to psychology as a biosocial science. This survey course will familiarize the student with the basic principles of psychology, show how psychologists employ the scientific method, and equip the beginning student of psychology with a working vocabulary of psychological terminology and critical thinking skills. Areas to be covered include research, neuroscience and behavior, developmental and social psychology, personality, motivation, thinking and learning, memory, psychological disorders and therapy.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading College Level CLC or Reading College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

PSYC 2421 - General Psychology

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

PSYC 2421 - General Psychology

There are no corequisites for this course.