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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Educational Psychology (PSY 335)


Self-study, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

June 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: explain the nature of cognitive and moral development; explain the nature of internal mental processes, including memory and problem solving; explain individual and group differences as they relate to learning and intelligence, including socio-cultural dynamics; identify and describe the major theories, and theorists, that have impacted the study of child development, educational psychology and teaching/learning; and examine the importance of school culture and the learning environment.


This class investigates the primary issues and problems in educational psychology, including those related to development, cognition, behavior, emotion, and culture. The course explores the major theories in these realms and how we can apply them to become better teachers and learners.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology or Educational Studies (1/22).