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PSYC 1102 - Introductory Psychology 2

Psychology Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$639.64

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 32909

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Dec 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

Lina Sweiss

Course Outline

Cost

$639.64

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ** IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All course content will be delivered remotely and students are expected to be available AT THE TIMES POSTED. Students are not required to be on campus at any time. Instructor will communicate using BCIT’s Learning Hub. Log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. 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.

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 42459

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 20 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 20 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

Mark Kerr

Course Outline

Cost

$639.64

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ** IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All course content will be delivered remotely and students are expected to be available AT THE TIMES POSTED. Students are not required to be on campus at any time. Instructor will communicate using BCIT’s Learning Hub. Log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. 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.

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

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

PSYC 1102 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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