PSY 201 General Psychology

Discusses biological and scientific aspects of psychology including history, methodology, biological foundations of behavior, human development, sensation, perception, learning, memory, language and problem-solving. Recommended: Placement at or above the ALS 115 Advanced College Reading and Learning Strategies and WR 115 Introduction to College Writing levels are highly recommended for success in this course.




Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Course

General Education Requirements

AAS Human Relations, AS Liberal Arts Core 4, AS Social Process/Institution, AAOT Social Sciences, AGS Social Science, AAOT Cultural Literacy


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge of scientific methodology. Demonstrate knowledge of basic nervous system anatomy and function. Explain the role of heredity, evolution, culture and environment in human behavior and development. Explain the process of physical, cognitive, and social change over the human lifespan. Explain the role of biology, culture, and environment on perception, learning, memory, reasoning, problem solving and language.