Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience
GS-025 Introduction to Psychology / Introducción a la Psicología
50 hours (5 weeks).
September 2021 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Learn the difference between experimenting and reflecting based on experience; Know the origins of psychology, as well as its importance in human development, brain, behavior, and others; Develop a focus on the practical applications of psychology, thus consolidating learning skills efficiently, thus developing better critical thinking; Reflect on human behavior in different ways.
Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include a general study of the psychological processes of the human being, which include access to the mind and behavior. The history of psychology will be studied in general terms, while it is intended to offer the knowledge of the different theories and models that explain human manifestations, as well as the main currents of classical and contemporary psychological thought and other related topics; such as human development, mental health, intelligence, psychological disorders, among others.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Services, Psychology, or Human Development (9/21).