Degree Type Offered: Minor
PSY-101 General Psychology
Term Offered: Fall and Spring
Introduction to psychology as a natural and a
social science. Topics include the methods of
science, biological bases of behavior,
developmental processes, sensation and
perception, states of consciousness, conditioning
and learning, memory and cognition, motivation
and emotion, theories and assessment of
intelligence and personality, diagnosis and
treatment of psychological disorders, and
social-cultural influences on behavior.
FILA general education: social sciences
PSY-230 Research Methods
Term Offered: Spring Only
Exploration of descriptive, correlational, and
experimental research methods and statistics.
Topics include the scientific method, ethical
research, hypothesis testing, reliability and
validity, the nature and correct use of
inferential statistics, and how to interpret main
effects and interactions.
Plus 4 additional PSY courses