Introduction to the history and systems of psychology; development of psychology from its beginning to today.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course,students should be able to

1. Describe the development of psychology up to modern day

2. Explain the various systems of psychology

3. Explain the contribution of major psychological theorists

APS 2102 course outline.docxAPS 2102 course outline.docx

Introduction to the history and systems of psychology; development of psychology from its beginning to today.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course,students should be able to

1. Describe the development of psychology up to modern day

2. Explain the various systems of psychology

3. Explain the contribution of major psychological theorists

Purpose of the course

The aim of the course is to introduce you, the leaner, to an overview of psychology. You will be introduced to major concepts and topics in psychology.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you - the leaner - is expected to:

1. Master basic concepts in psychology

2. Explain the biological basis of behaviour

3. Critical evaluate theories in psychology

4. Explain human behaviour from multiple perspectives