Introduction to Psychology

This course is intended to expose students to the field of psychology. The material addresses the basic principles, concepts and an overview of the field of psychology. It emphasizes in developing an appreciation for psychology as the science of cognition and human behavior. It identifies major exponents and provides a general understanding of the affective, behavioral and cognitive processes of human behavior. Relevant topics discuss include consciousness, health and stress, perception, brain and behavior, psychological disorders, personality theories, human development, and social influence. It also explores the application of psychological principles and concepts to business, social and personal life.

Teacher: Mark McDonald