Introduction to General Psychology
Georgia Southwestern State University

Institution Information

Georgia Southwestern State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Course Details

Course Information: PSYC 1101 04G – Undergraduate, 3 credits (semester)
Subject: Psychology
Term Registration DeadlineCourse Start Course End
Summer 2019 06/06/2019  05/28/2019  07/24/2019 

Special Attendance Requirements

Entirely at a distance. This course is delivered 100% through distance education technology. No visits to campus or designated site are required.  

Method of Course Instruction

The course is delivered primarily through Internet.  

Course Description

A survey of the scientific discipline of psychology, including the approach used to address key issues. Emphasis is placed on heredity, environment, emotions, motives, learning and intelligence as related to individual differences. This course serves as a prerequisite for advanced courses in psychology. (3-0-3)  

Course Prerequisites

eCore Introduction C  

Learning Objectives

Apply course content to everyday life making better decisions; enhancing relationships; increasing self-understanding. Recognize that human experience and behavior vary as a function of context, culture and situation. Identify, understand and contrast fundamental psychology perspectives within an historical context; past, present and future trajectory. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the major methods of scientific inquiry. Understand the relation among mind, body, consciousness, behavior. Relate the importance of objectivity in scientific inquiry to the inherently subjective nature of human experience.  

Required Materials

For a list of required materials, visit the eCore Courses Textbook page at http://ecore.usg.edu/courses/textbooks.php.  

Admissions and Registration Information

Student must be admitted to the institution to enroll in this course. The admission process can be handled via the Web. Student can register for this course via the Web.  

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Estimated Tuition and Fees **

 In-State Out-of-State Electronic Rate*
Tuition: $ 648.00
Fees: $ 176.00

* The cost of an Electronic Rate course is the same regardless of residency.

** These rates are averages of tuition rate and student fees. Actual tuition costs may vary, based on number of courses taken, student level and student major. Please be sure to contact the college or university for your specific tuition and fee amounts.


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