CCP PSYC 101 - St. Pierre Psych 101 Online Sample Syllabus (5 pages)

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School:
Community College of Philadelphia
Course:
Psyc 101 - Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Psychology Documents

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PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Summer 2011 Course Syllabus Community College of Philadelphia About the Instructor Name Office Email Phone Office Hours Mrs Melissa St Pierre M S W3 06 WebStudy Email use mstpierre ccp edu if you can t access WebStudy 215 751 8570 By Appointment Only Course Information Course Description The course description in the College Catalog is as follows This course focuses on the scientific study of human and animal behavior including mental processes Among the subjects studied are the effect of the body on behavior how people think and learn what motivates individuals how children grow and develop and what makes people behave abnormally Student Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete this course will be able to 1 Discuss the history of psychology and contemporary issues 2 Describe the function and structure of the nervous system as the biological basis of behavior and mental processes 3 Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method and various research methodologies used in psychology and related ethical issues 4 Think scientifically creatively and skeptically like a psychologist to examine behavior and mental processes 5 Connect topics in psychology and research findings to personal situations observations and interactions with others 6 Integrate the major theoretical approaches to psychology such as biological cognitive humanistic and psychoanalytic to analyze complex behaviors in diverse populations and contexts 7 Appreciate the multitude of career options available in the discipline Prerequisites Students taking this course should be ENGL 101 ready Since this is an online course it is important that you are comfortable performing certain tasks with computers such as saving documents to your computer or flash drive sending and receiving emails with attachments and browsing the internet If you are not comfortable with computers or have trouble performing these tasks you may struggle in the online environment and



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