Psychology

Note: Course details for Summer 2018 will be available on December 15. The courses below were offered in Summer 2017 and can serve as a guide to what is typically offered.

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. Students must register for two sections: a lecture section and a discussion section. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr.

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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.

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