Psychology I

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Description: Examines basic psychological concepts, such as the nervous system, memory, intelligence and development along with Freudian, humanistic, social, cognitive, and trait theories. Presents an introduction to the issues, methods, and descriptions of psychology. Discusses individual and social problems of everyday life through the viewpoints and methods of modern scientific psychology. Examines the psychological processes through which people deal with the challenges of everyday life.

Registration for this course includes only lecture (PSY102).

Highly Recommended Prerequisite: High School Diploma or equivalent
Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 0
Total Units: 3
Course Format: Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weeks. Classes and laboratories are offered in many formats such as daytime, nights, weekends, in-classroom, hybrid (classroom and online), and 100% online. All courses repeat regularly, giving many opportunities to complete the course(s) you need.


Fall 2019 In-Classroom Offerings (3 units)

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times*
Oct 19, 2019 Nov 13, 2019 Sat, Sun 9:00A-6:00P



Spring 2020 In-Classroom Offerings (3 units)

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times*
Feb 29, 2020 Mar 25, 2020 Sat, Sun 9:00A-6:00P



Spring 2020 100% Online Course Offerings (3 units)

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times
Jan 2, 2020 Jan 29, 2020 Online – no daily requirements No specific times

*Class times are subject to change

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