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PSYC 1101 - Introductory Psychology 1

Psychology Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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: perspectives in psychology and current research findings on biological aspects, sensory processes, perception, consciousness, learning and memory.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$586.55 - $597.53 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below are four offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 83061

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 16 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 202

Instructor

Megan Murphy

Course Outline

Cost

$586.55

Notes

  1. This course is accepted as a General Education Component Credit for Bachelor of Business Administration students and Computer Systems Bachelor of Technology Degree, Interior Design Diploma students and as a prerequiste for BCIT BSc Nursing program. Course materials will be listed on the BCIT Bookstore Website. Late registration may be considered one week after term start if seats are available. Please email leesa_watt@bcit.ca with the following information before the deadline: SUBJECT LINE: LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME, A00##, PSYC 1101 CRN # - REQUEST FOR LATE REGISTRATION APPROVAL

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 77561

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Apr 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 17 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW03 Rm. 4725

Instructor

Lina Sweiss

Course Outline

Cost

$586.55

Notes

  1. This course is accepted as a General Education Component Credit for Bachelor of Business Administration students and Computer Systems Bachelor of Technology Degree, Interior Design Diploma students and as a prerequiste for BCIT BSc Nursing program. Course materials will be listed on the BCIT Bookstore Website. Late registration may be considered if seats are available. Email leesa_watt@bcit.ca with the following information before the 2nd class: SUBJECT LINE: LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME, A00##, COURSE #, CRN # - REQUEST FOR LATE REGISTRATION APPROVAL

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 46170

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Apr 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 18 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 206

Instructor

Lina Sweiss

Course Outline

Cost

$586.55

Notes

  1. This course is accepted as a General Education Component Credit for Bachelor of Business Administration students and Computer Systems Bachelor of Technology Degree, Interior Design Diploma students and as a prerequiste for BCIT BSc Nursing program. Course materials will be listed on the BCIT Bookstore Website. Late registration may be considered if seats are available. Email leesa_watt@bcit.ca with the following information before the 2nd class: SUBJECT LINE: LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME, A00##, COURSE #, CRN # - REQUEST FOR LATE REGISTRATION APPROVAL

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 83084

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Apr 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 19 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2005

Instructor

Miriam Miller

Course Outline

Cost

$586.55

Notes

  1. This course is accepted as a General Education Component Credit for Bachelor of Business Administration students and Computer Systems Bachelor of Technology Degree, Interior Design Diploma students and as a prerequiste for BCIT BSc Nursing program. Course materials will be listed on the BCIT Bookstore Website. Late registration may be considered one week after term start if seats are available. Please email leesa_watt@bcit.ca with the following information before the deadline: SUBJECT LINE: LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME, A00##, PSYC 1101 CRN # - REQUEST FOR LATE REGISTRATION APPROVAL

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 59524

Tue May 08 - Tue Aug 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 08 - Aug 14 Tue 18:00 - 20:50 BBY SW01 Rm. 2590

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$597.53

Notes

  1. This course is accepted as a General Education Component Credit for Bachelor of Business Administration students and Computer Systems Bachelor of Technology Degree, Interior Design Diploma students and as a prerequiste for BCIT BSc Nursing program. Course materials will be listed on the BCIT Bookstore Website. Questions? Email leesa_watt@bcit.ca

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 50865

Wed May 09 - Wed Aug 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 09 - Aug 15 Wed 14:00 - 17:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$597.53

Notes

  1. This course is accepted as a General Education Component Credit for Bachelor of Business Administration students and Computer Systems Bachelor of Technology Degree, Interior Design Diploma students and as a prerequiste for BCIT BSc Nursing program. Course materials will be listed on the BCIT Bookstore Website. Questions? Email leesa_watt@bcit.ca

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the psychoanalytic, learning, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, feminist, sociocultural and biological perspectives in psychology.
  • Explain and apply the essential elements of basic research methods and understand how the interpretation of findings can be limited depending on the manner in which a study is carried out (e.g., proper sampling procedures, etc.)
  • Explain and apply the basic elements of descriptive statistics (e.g., use of graphs, measures of central tendency and variation) as well as those of inferential statistics.
  • Explain the difference between conscious and unconscious mental processes and describe the research findings examining altered states of consciousness such as sleep and dreaming, hypnosis, and effects of psychoactive drugs.
  • Identify the major structures of a neuron, major brain regions and subdivisions of the nervous and endocrine systems, and describe their roles in basic mental functions, such as maintaining conscious awareness, forming memories, experiencing emotions, and interpreting sensory information.
  • Describe the major processes involved in memory with respect to encoding, storage and retrieval of information, and state the factors which have been found to facilitate or impair memory abilities.
  • Explain the elements involved in various forms of learning, particularly observational learning, classical and operant conditioning, and their applications.
  • Explain the role of genetics and environmental factors in influencing behaviour, traits, and abilities, with a focus on body weight and shapes, and language and intelligence acquisition.
  • Explain the major processes involved in the ability to sense stimuli from various sensory organs (visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, and skin senses), and identify the basic processes involved in perception, with a focus on perception of pain.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

PSYC 1101 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Psyc 1101 Custom Wade Psychology Vol 1 W/Mypsychlab Pkg
Author Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-32314-689-7
Price $95.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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