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Introduction to Psychology

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Course Description

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.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify foundational philosophies, therapies, and specializations in the field of psychology.
  • Analyze developmental psychology across a lifespan.
  • Identify theories of personality and personality assessment.
  • Articulate scientific research methodology and analytical approaches in the field of psychology.
  • Articulate how the brain and psychological factors impact mental health and behavior.
  • Classify psychological disorders and their impact on well-being.

Course Dates

All courses are offered on a rolling enrollment basis. You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.

Self-Paced, 60 day completion, free 30 day extension available.
ACE Credit Recommendation
3 College Credits


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Start Date Spring 2017

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