2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

PSYC 08253 Theories of Psychology

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