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

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
Lecture hours: 48.0


  • Must be TSI Complete for Reading