Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

Why not learn the basics of psychology with our online course designed to give students the most flexibility and independence?  Psychology 101 is a comprehensive class providing an up-to-date presentation of the fundamentals of psychology. It's an excellent resource for any age student curious to learn about the extensive amounts of knowledge explaining human behavior.

This user-friendly course will cover topics that will help your understanding of behavior and you'll learn the many theories that explain the complexities of human interactions. You'll find topics that dissect the brain to understand the thinking process; topics on the theorists and contributions of Pavlov, Skinner and Thorndike; topics on the influence of personality theorized by Freud; topics on the world of social psychology, and much more. 

If you're pursuing any of the numerous career options involving the vast field of psychology or you're a non-academic hobbyist and life-long learner, this course will provide a solid introduction.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define psychology.
  • Describe the research behind psychology.
  • Summarize biology of behavioral neuroscience.
  • Summarize influence of perception and the other five senses.
  • Summarize states of consciousness.
  • Summarize cognition.
  • Describe the process of learning, memory, and language.
  • Describe child development.
  • Describe adolescence and adulthood development.
  • Define intelligence.
  • Define human sexuality and gender role development.
  • Summarize personality theory and assessment.
  • Summarize psychological disorders.
  • Describe psychological therapies.
  • Define social psychology.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 17 points
Lesson 2 Exam 19 points
Understanding How Biology Affects Behavior 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 11 points
Appreciating the Senses 10 points
Lesson 4 Exam 18 points
Meditation 10 points
Lesson 5 Exam 18 points
Lesson 6 Exam 19 points
Lesson 7 Exam 19 points
Understanding Memory 10 points
Lesson 8 Exam 19 points
How Language Evolves 5 points
Lesson 9 Exam 16 points
Early Childhood Education 10 points
Lesson 10 Exam 19 points
Assessing Adolescent Development 10 points
Lesson 11 Exam 17 points
Lesson 12 Exam 16 points
Lesson 13 Exam 20 points
Lesson 14 Exam 18 points
Personality Disorders & Pop Culture 10 points
Lesson 15 Exam 19 points
Talk Therapy 10 points
Lesson 16 Exam 19 points
How Society can Influence our Decisions 10 points
Lesson 17 Exam 17 points
The Final Exam 150 points
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