Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 102 - General Psychology


Introduction to the fields and research methods of psychology, including such topics as biological bases of behavior, human development, perception, learning, mental disorder, and social behavior. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and understanding and apply concepts of learning theory, such as classical and operant conditioning, social learning theory to human behavior.
  • Demonstrate and understanding and apply the concepts of the biological theory relating to communication and human behavior within the body; such as the neuron and neuronal communication, the nervous system, and genetic inheritance.
  • Read, analyze, demonstrate an understanding, and think critically about research design, which includes, the scientific method, differences between research methods, developing independent and dependent variables, statistical significance, and application of results to the population.

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