2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

PSYC 08423 History and Systems of Psychology

This course is an in-depth survey of the historical foundations of modern psychology, discussing the influence of important people, ideas, and schools of thought within their social, cultural, political, and economic context. With an emphasis on practical application of historical principles and ideals, the course will include historically engaging experiences as well as philosophical and physiological perspectives that led to the approaches and ways of thinking. Prerequisites: PSYC 08103 and advanced standing. (F, S)