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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Summer 2006

PSY w301 • INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
87940 MTWTh
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
NOA 1.116
ATHLE

Course Description

This class serves as an introduction to psychology and touches on a broad range of topics within the field. The class focuses on scientific research on human thought, behavior, and feelings. The class format will be a combination of mostly lecture and some discussion.

Grading Policy

Three in-class exams of 40-50 questions and an optional cumulative final. Exams are primarily multiple choice, but may include short-answer. Final grades will be based on average scores of all exams as follows: 90-100=A; 80-89=B; 70-79=C; 60-69=D; below 60=F. Two writing assignments will be determined and given by the instructor based on perceived class interests.

Texts

David G. Myers, Exploring Psychology

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