2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

History and Systems in Psychology

Fall quarter

Faculty: Susan Cummings

Fields of Study: psychology

Fall: CRN (Credit) Level 10181 (4)  Students may register for this course after their time ticket opens during regular registration.

Credits: 4(F)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening

Prerequisites: Introductory psychology


The purpose of this course is to provide an overall view of the emergence of psychology as a field, its historical roots, its evolution within a broader sociocultural context, and philosophical currents running throughout this evolution. Attention will be paid to the interaction of theory development and the social milieu, the cultural biases within theory, and the effect of personal history on theoretical claims. This course is a core course, required for pursuit of graduate studies in psychology.

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Mon

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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