2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

PSY 329 History of Psychology

3 hours 

In this course students will develop, integrate, and critique historical knowledge in the major psychological sub-fields. Material covered will include the social and cultural contexts, disciplinary movements, prominent figures, and events in fields like experimental, clinical, social, developmental, behavioral, biological, and cognitive psychology. The primary goals of this historical training are to help students build coherent frameworks for organizing and expressing their knowledge of the discipline, and to provide students with the tools to analyze and critique the discipline in transformative ways.




ENG 201, PSY 101, STA 250, or permission of the instructor