sap course 1497253157

Course Code & Number:

PSY 202

Course Title:

History Of Psychology

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Philosophical roots of psychology as a scientific discipline. Social and economic factors influencing paradigm shifts in psychology. General aspects of psychophysics, structuralism, functionalism, behaviorism, Gestalt psychology, psychoanalysis, cognitive psychology, and biological psychology. Minorities in psychology. Future prospects of psychology as a scientific discipline.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: PSY 104 OR PSY 102
Co-requisites: NONE
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Elective
Required Reading: 
A History of Modern Psychology, 11th Edition, Duane P. Schultz & Sydney Ellen Schultz, Cengage Learning
Course Objective: 

...compulsory for engineering, optional for others...

Extended Description: 

This class aims to discuss the philosophical and scientific roots of psychology as a modern scientific discipline. In this respect, main psychological schools of thought will be discussed along with the social and scientific atmospheres that were permissive in their emergence. Namely, psychophysics, structuralism, functionalism, behaviorism, Gestalt psychology, psychoanalysis, cognitive psychology, and biological psychology will receive an overall coverage.

Design Content: 

if relevant for the course

Computer Usage: 
if relevant for the course
Learning Outcomes: 

At the end of this class students will be able to;
1. Summarize the philosophical framework underlying the history of psychology.
2. Describe and discuss the interplay between psychology and other sciences.
3. Analyze the pivotal roles played by scientists from minority groups in psychology
4. Determine the similarities and differences between the historical development of psychology and other scientific disciplines.
5. Provide educated deductions pertaining to the future of psychology

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Oral Presentation

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
10
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
20
hrs
Midterm Exam 2
20
hrs
Final Exam
30
hrs

Prepared By:

Revised By:

Tuba Dumrul