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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

History and Systems of Psychology PSY 204


Varies; self-study. 

Various; distance learning format.

September 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: define the origins of psychology; identify which ancient countries and cultures contributed to psychology; discuss the different contributors to psychology; discuss the systems that govern the field of psychology; and identify each of the five different branches of psychology, including the similarities and differences among them.


This course covers the history and systems of modern psychology, including the different schools of thought and understandings that align with modern day psychology.  Instruction couples these various schools of thought together with their roots and foundations. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).