College of Arts & Sciences

General Psychology

CAS PS 101

Basic introduction to the field of psychology. Topics include theories and findings governing learning, memory, perception, development, personality, and social and abnormal psychology. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. This course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Social Inquiry I, Critical Thinking. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (July 2-August 8)

Seven-week course (July 1-August 16)

Summer 2 Section OL: Only for first year students entering BU as of Fall 2018. A $240 technology fee is also charged.

For information about technology requirements for online courses at Boston University, see The Distance Education office can be reached at 617-358-1960 for additional information.


Social Psychology

CAS PS 261

Prereq: (CAS PS 101). Provides an understanding of how behavior, feelings, and thoughts of individuals are influenced and determined by characteristics of a situation. Topics include attraction, attitudes, prejudice, social rules, aggression, person perception, and groups. Readings cover theories, experimental research, and application. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (July 1-August 7)



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