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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

Introduction to Psychology PSY 101


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: identify key concepts, models, and principles regarding psychological research methods, human biology, consciousness, development and human diversity, sensation and perception; apply the concepts of basic learning, memory, cognition, language, and intelligence concepts, structures, and processes; and explain key theories and research findings regarding emotions, stress, personality, and psychological disorders.


The course examines the human mind and the causes of behavior. Students learn the major areas of psychology as well as the history of psychology as a whole and explore current theories of motivation, cognition, and behavior. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Psychology or Counseling (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).