Course Description


PY 500 Development of Modern Psychology
4 cr.

Content addresses the beginnings of modern psychology from the late 19th century founding of the American Psychological Association (1892) through the 20th-century developments of physiological, learning theory, cognitive, Gestalt, humanistic, behavioral, social, psychoanalytic, and the various applied psychologies of the 21st century. Students will also learn about the structure of the American Psychological Association and its role in both the academic and professional components of the discipline.