PSY-4125 The Evolution of Psychology

3 credits

Prerequisite: PSY-1010, and junior or senior standing.

In this course, students explore the rich history of psychology through excerpts of original works by James, Freud, Watson, Ainsworth, Rogers, Skinner, Loftus, Seligman, Milgram, and other notable contributors to the field. Historical context, significance, and implications of each piece for the current state of the field are considered, as well as how contemporary issues are currently shaping the direction of the field.