PSY1000 Intro to Psychology

Course Overview

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Celeste Bryson

Course Description:

The course will present a broad and general overview of the field of Psychology. The main goals of this course are to acquaint students with the different areas contained within psychology including learning, memory, research methods, thinking patterns, emotion and motivation, stress, personality, and social behaviors. The course will provide some of the major concepts of each area.

How This Course Benefits Students:

An understanding of the field of psychology both historic and current will be highlighed in this course. Students will be able to identify the major fields of study and theoretical perspectives within psychology.

Why This Course Is Important:

An emphasis on understanding historical framework of the human mind and behavior is discussed. Biblical events and principles are discussed to help capture the connection of the biblical perspecitive of the human mind and behavior. Thus, students will have an opporunity to overcome their own misunderstandings regarding psychological processes in order to better serve in their missional calling.