Courses and Programs

Psychology for Fall 2017

PSYC1000
Introduction to Psychology


CRN: 59308
Instructor(s): Mercer, Michele


Description
Introduction to Psychology is the first half of a two-semester introduction to Psychology as a biological and social science. Topics may include history, research methodology, behavioural neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, and memory.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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PSYC1001
Introduction to Psychology


CRN: 67042
Instructor(s): Thorpe, Christina


Description
Introduction to Psychology is the second half of a two-semester introduction to Psychology as a biological and social science. Topics may include emotion, motivation, stress and health, personality and individuality, psychological disorders and treatment, and social psychology. PR: PSYC 1000

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

PSYC2010
Biological and Cognitive Development


CRN: 41170
Instructor(s): Mercer, Michele


Description
Biological and Cognitive Development is a survey of principles underlying human development from the prenatal stage to adolescence. Topics covered will include biological, physical, linguistic, sensory, cognitive and intellectual changes. CR: PSYC 2025, PSYC 3050 PR: PSYC 1000 and 1001 UL: cannot be used towards the Psychology major

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

PSYC2020
Social and Personality Development


CRN: 62618
Instructor(s): Mercer, Michele


Description
Social and Personality Development (same as the former PSYC 2011) is an examination of relevant research on human socialization and personality development with special emphasis on parenting influences, attachment, imitation, sex role and moral development in childhood and adolescence. CR: PSYC 2025, the former PSYC 2011 PR: PSYC 1000 and 1001 UL: cannot be used towards the Psychology major

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

PSYC2150
Introduction to Forensic Psychology


CRN: 52210
Instructor(s): Snook, S. Brent


Description
Introduction to Forensic Psychology will provide an in-depth overview of the relationship between psychology and the law. A variety of topics will be discussed and critically evaluated, including the use and misuse of psychology-based investigative methods such as offender and geographic profiling, detection of deception, investigative interviewing, eyewitness testimony, jury decision-making, corrections and treatment, risk assessment, and criminal responsibility. PR: PSYC 1000 and 1001 UL: cannot be used towards the Psychology major

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

PSYC2151
Health Psychology


CRN: 62623
Instructor(s): Fowler, Ken


Description
Health Psychology will explore the history, aims and future of health psychology. Topics covered will consider the contributions of a wide range of psychological theory within the context of psychosocial risk factors for illness, illness prevention, health promotion, and the health care system itself. These theories extend from rather individualistic notions of health and wellness (e.g., personality, attitudes, and behaviour) to concepts associated with characteristics of the broader social environment (e.g., social support, economic challenges, and organizational factors). An overall bio-psycho-social approach to health and wellness is explored. PR: PSYC 1000 and 1001 UL: cannot be used towards the Psychology major

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

PSYC2810
Brain and Behaviour


CRN: 48413
Instructor(s): Walling, Susan


Description
Brain and Behaviour is a broad survey of physiological psychology at an elementary level. Topics will include the following: structure of the nervous system, nerve conduction, sensory and motor systems, behavioural biology of reproduction, aggression, feeding and drinking, sleep and arousal, pleasure and pain, learning and memory. CR: PSYC 2520, 2825, the former PSYC 3801 PR: PSYC 1000 and 1001 UL: cannot be used towards the Psychology major

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

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