PSY101 Introduction to Psychology

This course surveys the major areas of contemporary psychology and its applications to everyday life. Students will focus on psychological methods of inquiry while exploring the biological, cognitive and sociocultural factors that influence behavior. Topics include, but are not limited to, biological basis of behavior, cognition, learning, human development, personality, motivations and emotions, states of consciousness, sensory processes and psychopathology.

Credit Hours


Lecture Hours



Reading proficiency and Writing proficiency or RWR090 Reading Writing and Reasoning Minimum Grade of: C


  • Behavioral Science Elective

  • Free Elective

  • Liberal Arts Elective

  • Reading Content Course

  • Social Science Elective