Principles of Psychology - PSYC 1060

This course introduces the scientific study of behaviour and human development. You will learn terminology and theoretical concepts common to psychology. You will learn about the dominant theories in psychology today and the scientific process. You will also learn about human development across the lifespan; processes of the mind including consciousness, learning, and memory, cognition and intelligence, emotion and motivation; and social behaviour. The concepts of stress and health and psychological health and illness are introduced.  Note: Students with credit in another introductory psychology course may not be eligible for credit in this course. Please check with the Program Chair.

Note: Restricted to Arts & Science, Justice, Practical Nurse, Therapeutic Rec and Open Studies


Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Edmonton

Fall Sep. 3 - Dec. 6, 2024 Mon: 12:30 - 03:30 pm
41318 A04 Yes
Fall Sep. 3 - Dec. 6, 2024 Fri: 08:00 - 11:00 am
41319 A05 Yes
Fall Sep. 30 - Nov. 22, 2024 Thu, Fri: 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
41311 AP01 Yes
Fall Sep. 3 - Oct. 18, 2024 Tue: 08:00 - 11:00 am
Wed: 08:00 - 11:00 am
41317 AP02 Yes
Fall Sep. 3 - Dec. 6, 2024 Wed: 06:00 - 09:00 pm
41315 EP03 No
Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Online

Summer Jul. 2 - Aug. 23, 2024 30100 O01 Yes
Summer Jul. 2 - Aug. 23, 2024 30435 O02 No
Fall Sep. 3 - Dec. 6, 2024 41312 O01 Yes
Fall Oct. 14, 2024 - Jan. 31, 2025 41313 O02 Yes
Fall Nov. 11, 2024 - Feb. 21, 2025 41314 O03 Yes
Winter Jan. 6 - Apr. 18, 2025 11424 O01 Yes
Winter Jan. 27 - May 9, 2025 11425 O02 Yes
Winter Feb. 24 - Jun. 6, 2025 11426 O03 Yes
Spring May 5 - 30, 2025 20557 O01 Yes
Spring May 5 - Jun. 27, 2025 20559 O02 Yes
Spring May 5 - Jun. 27, 2025 Tue, Thu: 08:00 - 11:00 am
20558 O05 Yes
Summer Jul. 1 - Aug. 22, 2025 30108 O01 Yes
Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Online

Fall Sep. 3 - Dec. 6, 2024 Tue: 02:00 - 05:00 pm
41316 OP08 Yes
Fall Sep. 3 - Dec. 6, 2024 Mon: 02:00 - 05:00 pm
41322 OP20 Yes
Fall Sep. 3 - Dec. 6, 2024 Tue: 03:30 - 06:30 pm
41323 OP22 Yes
Fall Sep. 3 - Dec. 6, 2024 Tue: 03:30 - 06:30 pm
41320 OP30 Yes
Fall Sep. 3 - Dec. 6, 2024 Tue: 03:30 - 06:30 pm
41321 OP32 Yes
Winter Feb. 3 - May 16, 2025 11429 OP10 Yes
Winter Jan. 6 - Apr. 18, 2025 11428 OP11 Yes
Winter Jan. 6 - Apr. 18, 2025 11427 OP12 Yes
Winter Feb. 3 - May 16, 2025 11430 OP13 Yes
Spring May 5 - Jun. 27, 2025 Tue, Wed: 02:00 - 05:00 pm
20561 AP01 Yes
Spring May 5 - Jun. 27, 2025 Wed, Fri: 09:30 am - 12:30 pm
20563 AP02 Yes
Spring May 5 - Jun. 27, 2025 Mon, Thu: 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
20562 EP03 Yes

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Tuition and fees for 2023-2024 Open Studies

Tuition estimate + Fees estimate = Total estimate
One 3-credit course $495 $695.50 $1,190.50
See the detailed fees for this course
Digital resource fee: $7.00 max per term
Program and supplies fee: $0 max per term
Registrarial and student service fee: $41.00 max per term
Student technology fee: $12.00 max per term
Students’ Association fees
Health and dental plan: $386.00 per year
Students’ Association: $51.50 per term
U-Pass: $180.00 per term
Legal plan: $18.00 per year

Note: You may be eligible to opt out of some Student Association fees after enrolling. Visit Tuition and Fees for more information.

Tuition estimate + Fees estimate = Total estimate
One 3-credit course $1497 $695.50 $2,192.50
See the detailed fees for this course
Digital resource fee: $7.00 max per term
Program and supplies fee: $0 max per term
Registrarial and student service fee: $41.00 max per term
Student technology fee : $12.00 max per term
Students’ Association fees
Health and dental plan : $386.00 per year
Students’ Association : $51.50 per term
U-Pass : $180.00 per term
Legal plan : $18.00 per term

Note: You may be eligible to opt out of some Student Association fees after enrolling. Visit Tuition and Fees for more information.

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