Module/Course Description

Course Title: General Psychology I

Course Code: UU-PSY-1000-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance - ACCA - ZM

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

The main objectives of the course are to:
1. define and/or identify the content of psychology
2. explain the applicability of psychology to one’s own specific major field
3. examine all major theoretical perspectives and translate the empirical methods and data regarding all topics that are involved
4. evaluate the historical and current controversies and research methods in psychology.

 1. recall the relevant historical eventsleading to the development of psychology
 2. examine themajortheoretical perspectives
 3. inspect critically the different perspectivesin psychology
 4. elaborate the empiricalmethodsin psychology
 5. differentiate the major advantages and disadvantages ofthe different researchmethods
 6. formulate an overview of the organization of the nervoussystem
 7. illustrate the processesinvolved in sensation and perception
 8. compare and contrastthe differentlevels of consciousness
 9. assessthe effects of majortypes of psychoactive drugs
10. utilize classical and operant conditioning theories, and complex learning phenomena
11. distinguish between the main human memory types and processes
12. formulate an overview of language acquisition

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3, Semester 4

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)

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