Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience
History and Systems (PSY 410)
June 2021 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to explain and distinguish among the major theoretical approaches utilized in psychology; demonstrate an understanding of the history of psychology as it relates to the natural sciences, social sciences, and applied disciplines; understand the history of psychology as it relates to the evolution of methods of research and inquiry as well as theoretical conflicts; and explore the nature of scientific progress, as discussed by philosophers, historians, and sociologists of science.
This course introduces the study of the nature and purpose of philosophical reflection. The course emphasizes questions related to history and systems, reviews historical antecedents of contemporary psychology, and explores the critical analysis of selected psychological theories and the application of these theories in contemporary psychology.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology, or Human Development (1/22).