PSYC 1023 Introduction to Psychology II | UNB

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College of Extended Learning

Introduction to Psychology II

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 1023 Three (3) credit hours

This course is a general survey of perspectives and methods in selected areas of psychology including personality, social behaviour, human development, stress and coping, and psychological disorders. Students will be asked to participate in various learning and research activities. Some course credit may be earned by participation in these activities.

Instructor: Dr. Elaine Perunovic (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • This course will introduce you to various key concepts, theories, and research in psychology, with a focus on intelligence and psychological testing; motivation and emotion; human development; personality; social behaviour; stress and coping; and psychological disorders and treatments.
  • This course is a prerequisite for many other more advanced courses in psychology.
  • Video recordings will support your learning, while you complete the course at your own pace from the comfort of your own space.
  • Optional bonus mark assignments will help you to explore your interests as you learn about psychology.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 8 x Quizzes (40% total)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated 60%)
  • Bonus Marks - optional (5%)
The Final Exam for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.