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History of Psychology

Course Number: 
PSY-445
Minimum Credits: 
3
Study of historical events, dominant figures, and systems of thought in modern psychology. Special emphasis is placed on the historical development of modern psychology. Students who successfully complete the course will demonstrate their understanding of how major emphases in psychology such as behaviorist, cognitive, biological, psychoanalytic and others developed within a historical context and how that history continues to influence contemporary psychology.