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James W. Pennebaker, 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
DOMINGUEZ

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.

Texts

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

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