This highly interactive online Psychology course focuses on the study of human behavior and mental processes and answers questions about why people think, feel and act as they do, as well as how people learn and see the world around them. This course covers how people’s thought processes progress through infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood and how human perception of events influences memory, language, emotion and personality. It also covers psychological disorders, such as anxiety and depression, and treatments.
For those considering a college major in any of the social sciences, this course serves as a useful introduction to studying these disciplines.
This full-unit course is self-contained and does not require a textbook or any additional print materials.
There are 5 graded modules in Psychology (online). Students will complete quizzes, read and analyze academic journal articles, write personal reflections and summaries, participate in discussions, and create a digital project at the end of the course.