Fall 2013

Introduction to Psychology

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-100

Formerly listed as: PSYC-11

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Katherine H. Clemans (Section 03)
Julia D. McQuade (Section 02)
Catherine A. Sanderson (Section 01)


An introduction to the nature of psychological inquiry regarding the origins, variability, and change of human behavior. As such, the course focuses on the nature-nurture controversy, the processes associated with cognitive and emotional development, the role of personal characteristics and situational conditions in shaping behavior, and various approaches to psychotherapy.

Limited to 40 students per section. Fall semester: Professors Sanderson and McQuade and Visiting Professor Clemans.  Spring semester: Professor Palmquist and Visiting Professor Clemans. Spring semester open only to first year students.

If Overenrolled: Preference given to first- and second-year students .


2015-16: Offered in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2016