Introduction to Psychology


A survey and analysis of concepts, theory, and research covering the areas of biological psychology, human development, learning, memory, social psychology, and mental disorders and their treatment. This is a general survey course designed to introduce students to the diversity of topics, research methods, and theories that comprise the study of mind and behavior. Psych 100B/1000 is required of all majors and is a prerequisite to all upper-level courses in Psychological & Brain Sciences. Open to first-year students and above. NOTE: For first-year students with AP/IB exemption, and first- and second-year students enrolled in Psych 100B who are interested in exploring a few areas of Psychology within a seminar format, see Psych 102, First-Year Opportunity: Contemporary Issues in Psychology.
Course Attributes: EN S; BU BA; AS SSC; FA SSC; AR SSC