BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

PSYC-111 - Introduction to Psychology I - 3.00 Credits

PSYC-111 - Introduction to Psychology I - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Psychology 111 is a survey course which introduces students to the field of psychology in general. Students will be encouraged to use a critical and inquiring approach to information presented to them, to be open minded, creative and divergent thinkers.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Aboriginal Community & Health Development Certificate - Aboriginal Community and Health Certificate
  • Associate of Arts Degree- Criminology - Year 1
  • Indigenous Human Services Diploma - Diploma Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2020 (September - December)
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 060, or English 12.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:



    • the major areas of psychology and a scientific, critical thinking approach to the study of human behavior;

    • knowledge of the concepts, theories, methods, terminology and research findings appropriate to the field of psychology;

    • acquire a facility to analyze, interpret, evaluate and understand such phenomena as sensation, perception, states of consciousness, learning, memory, intelligence, cognition, and language;

    • acquire an increased facility for understanding, tolerating, and/or changing the thought and behavior of other people; and

    • gain an enhanced level of competency in perceiving, analyzing and evaluation of circumstances.

    Text and Materials:
  • Wood, Ellen and Samuel. (1999, 1996). The World of Psychology (2nd ed.). Prentice Hall Canada Inc.: Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    PSYC-111-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M1:30PM - 4:30PM08 Sep 202022 Dec 2020
     
    PSYC-111-V1
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T1:30PM - 4:30PM08 Sep 202022 Dec 2020