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

Spring 2009

PSY 301 • Intro to Psychology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
42950 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
BUR 208

Course Description

This survey course will serve as an introduction to the field of psychology. Particularly, it will introduce to specialty areas within psychology, including biological, developmental, sensation/perception, cognitive, clinical, and social psychology. You will leave this class with a greater understanding of the science studying behavior and many of its major findings.

A lecture format will be employed to explore these topics. Attendance to all classes is expected.

Grading Policy

4 multiple choice/short answer exams during the semester = 80% Unannounced quizzes/assignments = 20% An optional-cumulative final will replace your lowest grade, if taken.


Schacter, Gilbert & Wegner Psychology (1st edition).


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