Jan 29, 2020  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    
2018-2019 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

PSYC 303 Educational Psychology

College of Critical & Professional Studies

3 credits 45.0 hours
300 level undergraduate course

An introduction to educational psychology for potential educators. The basic principles of learning theory and education are presented and critically examined. Using a psychosocial orientation, the developmental stages of the human life cycle are explored, as well as the needs of a variety of special populations, e.g., those with learning disabilities or physical disabilities. Considerable attention is given to increasing awareness and understanding of communication, group dynamics, and organizational behavior.

Prerequisites PSYC*201 or PSYC*202

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or free elective requirement.