PSY 301 - Introduction to Psychology-WB

Texas Common Number: PSYC 2301

Course Number Course TitleSemesterDay & TimeInstructorCourse Fee Register
PSY 301 Introduction to Psychology-WB Spring 2018 TTH 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMSam Gosling/Paige Harden $850.00 Class not available

Course Type: Real-Time Online

  • Students can participate from any location with a reliable high-speed internet connection. Students log in at the scheduled class time and attend class virtually, along with classmates.
  • Some courses require exams that must be taken in-person at an approved testing center. Details are in the course description below.

Class Description:

Meets January 16 - May 4. To attend, students must log onto the course every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-5:00pm, Central Standard Time. Students are encouraged to visit http://www.laits.utexas.edu/tower/online/courses/ to test their computer and network connection.

Led by two world-class, award-winning psychologists, this course provides an overview of modern day psychology in a lively, non-traditional classroom format. Students will explore human behavior, how the brain works, why some people are anxious while others are dare devils, and dozens of other topics related to human psychology.

There will be no midterm or final exam administered. The entire course grade will be based upon benchmark quizzes and four online writing assignments. Students must be logged onto the class site at the beginning of class in order to take the benchmark quizzes. There is no textbook for this course.

Official UT Austin Course Description:

Basic problems and principles of human experience and behavior.

Prerequisites:

None for auditors. Those seeking college credit must demonstrate college readiness in reading and provide identity verification.

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