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Introduction to Psychology

Introduction to Psychology

Sophia's Introduction to Psychology course helps you understand the basic principles of psychology and the scientific methods. In this course, you will study a variety of topics, including the brain, learning and memory, personality, social influence, child and lifespan development, and psychopathology. You will also have the ability to demonstrate the application of these psychology topics to everyday situations. Full Description

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  • 5 quarter credits at Walden University
  • Walden University Equivalency: Introduction to Psychology or Social and Behavioral Science (PSYC 1001 or SBTR)
  • Category: Social Science

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Sophia's Introduction to Psychology course helps you understand the basic principles of psychology. You will study a variety of topics, including the brain, learning and memory, personality, social influence, child and lifespan development, and psychopathology. You will also have the ability to demonstrate the application of these psychology topics to everyday situations.

Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 18 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 6 Milestone assessments (this are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course you'll be able to:

  • Identify foundational philosophies, therapies, and specializations in the field of psychology
  • Analyze developmental psychology across the lifespan
  • Identify theories of personality and personality assessment
  • Articulate scientific research methodology and analytical approaches in the field of psychology
  • Articulate how brain and psychological factors impact mental health and behavior
  • Classify psychological disorders and impact on well-being

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398 Student Reviews
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by Marenn S. on May 21, 2019
Very easy class if you read the questions fully. Also, very interesting and informative
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by Mohamed K. on May 21, 2019
The course is concentrated compared to that it is an introduction. However, I benefit from both Erick Tagart and Sophia tutorials as well as I find more information using Youtube.com specially the 3D of mechanism of neurons.
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by Makiko T. on May 19, 2019
The contents of the course were very informative and enjoyable. However, I wish I had more selections of the online teachers other than Mr. Erick Taggarts. In my opinion, he was simply reading the Sophia tutorial PDF version words by words, and I did not find it very helpful.
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by Renee P. on May 17, 2019
This course was very challenging but I enjoyed it very much and learned a lot and was able to complete it in 4 weeks with a full time job. I highly recommend this course.
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by Kathy H. on May 17, 2019
It was interesting, kept my interest al the way through and instructor was great.
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by Ashley S. on May 16, 2019
Great course!
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by Aaron B. on May 14, 2019
Most of this class was very fun. There were a few questions that I fully disagree with being used, as they were intentionally misleading, but otherwise, it was a rather great class!
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by Archie C. on May 13, 2019
Great class

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  • Q: Does Sophia accept third-party payment for tuition, such as financial aid or military benefits?
    A: Sophia courses are not eligible for most third party payment methods, and must be paid for by credit or debit card. Tuition is due at the time of course registration. Sophia offers both full and partial payment plans as part of the registration process.
  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?
    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

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