Oct 04, 2023
PSY 211 - Applied Psychology:Current Issues in Psychology
3 Lecture Hours
This course applies psychological principles and techniques to current problems and areas of human behavior such as education, vocational guidance, human engineering and management of personal problems.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Evaluate research journals related to applied psychology including their research methods and ethics.
- Apply basic scientific research and statistical procedures.
- Apply techniques of observation to consumer behavior.
- Distinguish biological, cognitive, emotional and social psychological issues.
- Define skills which are applied to the treatment of behavior disorders.
- Explain joy and how to integrate it into life.
- Research methods and ethical principles of research
- Theories of personality and their applications
- Cognitive development
- Theories of perception and their applications
- Theories of motivation and their applications
- Theories of abnormality and their treatment strategies
Currently recognized texts, videos, handouts, internet resources and library resources.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 10/11/2019
- Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
- Information Literacy
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