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Introduction to Psychology

Catalog number: PSYx101

Description: The UExcel examination in Introduction to Psychology measures knowledge and understanding of the material typically taught in a one-semester, three credit, lower-level survey course in a baccalaureate program. The examination measures knowledge and understanding of the theories and principles of general psychology and the ability to apply this information to everyday life examples. The content of the examination consists of 11 major categories. The Science of Psychology, Neuroscience, Sensation and Perception, Consciousness, Learning and Memory, Motivation and Emotion, Cognition and Intelligence, Human Development, Personality, Psychological Disorders and Therapy, and Social Psychology. No prior knowledge or understanding of psychology is assume