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PSYC 1102 - Introductory Psychology 2

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: 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

$599.51

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 32909

Thu Sep 06 - Thu Dec 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW03 Rm. 4725

Instructor

Lina Sweiss

Course Outline

Cost

$599.51

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. 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 this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 42459

Mon Sep 10 - Mon Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 17 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2590

Instructor

Megan Murphy

Course Outline

Cost

$599.51

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. 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 this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 83062

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Apr 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 17 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 1021

Instructor

Lina Sweiss

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$599.51

Notes

  1. 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 prerequiste for BCIT BSc Nursing program. 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.

Four seats remaining as of Dec 13, 2018 10:28 pm PST. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 47229

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Apr 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 18 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2009

Instructor

Miriam Miller

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$599.51

Notes

  1. 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 prerequiste for BCIT BSc Nursing program. 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.

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

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

Books & Supplies

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Fall 2018

Books for Fall 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.

Psyc 1102 Custom Wade Psychology Vol 2 W/ Mypsyc Lab
Author Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-32314-707-8
Price $95.95
Required

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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.

Psyc 1102 Custom Wade Psychology Vol 2 W/ Mypsyc Lab
Author Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-32314-707-8
Price $95.95
Required

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