BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

History of Psychology



$ 579.00

Instructor: Harold L Miller PhD
Credits: 3.00

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Overview of psychological thinking from Ancient Greece to the present. Emphasizes a critical stance toward the assumptions and implications of major psychological theories.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Pre-scientific Psychology
Lesson 2: Physiology, Psychophysics, and the Science of Mind
Lesson 3: Germany and the Birth of a New Science
Lesson 4: Origins of Scientific Psychology in America
Lesson 5: The Early Schools of American Psychology
Lesson 6: The Birth of the New Applied Psychology in America
Lesson 7: Psychoanalysis
Lesson 8: Behaviorism
Lesson 9: The New Profession of Psychology
Lesson 10: A Psychology of Social Action and Social Change
Lesson 11: Cognitive Psychology

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.

   No Materials required for this course!