Sophia's Introduction to Psychology course helps you understand the basic principles of psychology and the scientific methods. In this course, you will study a variety of topics, including the brain, learning and memory, personality, social influence, child and lifespan development, and psychopathology. You will also have the ability to demonstrate the application of these psychology topics to everyday situations. Full Description
3 semester credits
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This Introduction to Psychology Course uses problem-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real-world situations. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's Introduction to Psychology Course helps you understand the basic principles of psychology and the scientific methods. In this course, you will study a variety of topics, including the brain, learning and memory, personality, social influence, child and lifespan development, and psychopathology. You will also have the ability to demonstrate the application of these psychology topics to everyday situations.
In Sophia's Introduction to Psychology Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 18 Challenge assessments and 6 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:
Hi Lisa -- Congratulations on your successful course completion. Yes, this is a college level course in Psychology that covers 6 units of material. Our students have 60 days to complete the course in a self-paced structure, and additional time, in the form of extensions, is available if needed.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Jana - Congratulations on your successful course completion! Please remember that Sophia Learning Coaches are here for those times when you can't seem to find the right instructional content. We can help students think through the question, and then provide guidance to the right material. We hope to get a chance to work with you in a future course. Thank you!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Merijo -- Thanks for your feedback, and congratulations on completing the course. Sophia's "Many Ways to Learn" format gives the student flexibility to learn from more than one instructor. So, in the event you don't like a certain instructor's presentation, there are other options. This is something you typically don't get in a college course. We hope to have you in a future course with us. Thank you!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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