Foundations of Psychology

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Foundations of Psychology
Humanities Course
Course CodePSYC
Year Opened1996
Sites OfferedATN, BRI, HAV, HKU, SCZ, SUN
Previously OfferedAMH, ASU, BTH, CAL, CHS, EST, FRD, FRS, KNE, PSD, SCZ, TOW
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Course Description

From the CTY Summer Catalog:

This course introduces students to the major content domains in modern psychology: bio-psychological, developmental, cognitive, and social. Students begin by considering different methodologies and learning what constitutes an effective research design. With this foundation, students examine important topics in the field, including sensation and perception, learning and memory, child and adult development, and abnormal psychology and psychotherapy. Throughout the course, students develop the analytical and research skills necessary for future studies in the discipline.

Course History

PSYC.EST.17.2 was taught by “Mother Amy”, as the students lovingly called her. The class got very close scarily quickly, probably because of shipping. The inside jokes ran rampant, ranging from “7 and a half” to “Psyccology.” Class time was often spent laughing at people falling out of chairs, falling out of chairs, playing Just Dance, and having indoor grass orgies (Argies).This class was also the most extra, as proven by crossdressing day, in which the boys made better girls than the girls did, and someone got dresscoded for wearing a crop top too scandalous.

PSYC.HAV.19.1 - It was a travesty, filled with quirky moments, Soundcloud rappers, horrible Kahoot! names, and the inability to stay quiet once.