General Psychology is a survey of the major psychological topics, theories, and approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.

48 lecture hours

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify various research methods and their characteristics used in the scientific study of psychology
  • Describe the historical influences and early schools of thought that shaped the field of psychology
  • Describe some of the prominent perspectives and approaches used in the study of psychology
  • Use terminology unique to the study of psychology
  • Describe accepted approaches and standards in psychological assessment and evaluation
  • Identify factors in physiological and psychological processes involved in human behavior

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3