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Introductory Psychology 2 PSYC 1102

Psychology Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This university-transferable course focuses on the psychologist's approach to theories, problems and issues in contemporary psychology. This survey course introduces the student to the following areas of psychology: theories of personality, psychological disorder and its treatment, health psychology, emotion and motivation, social psychology and cultural influences, developmental changes over the life span, thought and intelligence.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$653.69

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of PSYC 1102 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32909

Duration

Thu Sep 08 - Thu Dec 15 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 32909
  • $653.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 15 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2590
Instructor

Mark Kerr

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$653.69

Important information
  1. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: IN PERSON ON CAMPUS COURSE DELIVERY. This course is accepted as a General Education Component Credit for Bachelor of Business Administration, Computer Systems Bachelor of Technology Degree and Interior Design Diploma students and as a prerequisite for BCIT BSc Nursing program. NO PREREQUISITES NEEDED. Course materials will be listed on the BCIT Bookstore Website. If course is full, check website frequently as seats will become available if students withdraw before term start. Questions? Email leesa_watt@bcit.ca.
Status

CRN 42459

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Dec 19 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 42459
  • $653.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 19 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 309
Instructor

Mark Kerr

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$653.69

Important information
  1. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: IN PERSON ON CAMPUS COURSE DELIVERY. This course is accepted as a General Education Component Credit for Bachelor of Business Administration, Computer Systems Bachelor of Technology Degree and Interior Design Diploma students and as a prerequisite for BCIT BSc Nursing program . NO PREREQUISITES NEEDED. Course materials will be listed on the BCIT Bookstore Website. If course is full, check website frequently as seats will become available if students withdraw before term start. Questions? Email leesa_watt@bcit.ca.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the contribution of the psychoanalytic, trait, behavioral and humanistic perspectives in explaining the various aspects of personality and its assessment.
  • Describe the etiology of psychological disorders from the various psychological as well as biological perspectives and identify the distinguishing features of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenic disorders, personality disorders, dissociative disorders, somatoform disorders, and substance-related disorders.
  • Describe the various methods of therapy for psychological disorders from the psychoanalytic, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, and biological perspectives.
  • Describe the research findings regarding the nature of stress, reactions to stressors, the impact of stress on health, and effective coping and stress management techniques.
  • Describe current research findings examining the various psychological and biological components involved in emotion, with a focus on aggression and anger.
  • Describe the current theories regarding the biological factors involved in various motivational states, with a focus on attachment and sexual motivation, as well as achievement motivation.
  • Explain current developmental perspectives and research findings regarding cognitive, physical, and social changes which occur across the lifespan, from conception to old age.
  • Explain current research findings and theories examining the manner in which social behaviours of individuals can be influenced by the presence and behavior of other people, as well as factors involved in the formation of attributions and attitudes about others and the self.
  • Describe general findings on cultural differences and factors which influence cross-cultural relations.
  • Describe basic research findings regarding the nature of thought and intelligence.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Introductory Psychology 2 (PSYC 1102) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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    Bachelor of Accounting Full-time/Part-time
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Bachelor of Business Administration Full-time/Part-time

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