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. STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN AP PSYCH AND RECEIVED A 4 OR A 5 ON THE EXAM ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO TAKE PSYC 100.
Limited to 40 students per section. Not open to five college students. Fall semester: Professors Palmquist and Totton. Spring semester: Professors Cohen, Sanderson and Totton. Spring semester priority given to first-year students. This course is open to all students in the fall semester. Only first-year students may pre-register in the Spring semester for the course.
If Overenrolled: Preference given to first- and second-year students .