Critical Issues and Controversies in Psychology
This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence. Psychology as a science has been marked by periods of intense debate regarding key issues. While some issues continue to be debated (eg Nature/Nurture), others have generally reached some workable consensus (eg localization of function). This course examines a number of the pivotal historical periods in psychological science in the 20th century. Students CANNOT take PSYC4100 with the following courses: PSYC4110 or PYSC4210.
|Faculty||Faculty of Science and Information Technology|
|School||School of Psychology|
On successful completion of this course students will:
Topics will include behaviourism, cognitivism, reductionism and other main paradigms in the discipline of psychology.
|Replacing Course(s)||Replaces half of a 20 unit course PSYC 4110.|
|Transition||Students CANNOT take PSYC4100 with the following courses: PSYC4110 or PSYC4210|
|Assumed Knowledge||Students enrolling in Psychology 4000 level courses should have successfully completed all 240 units of the BPsychology program at the 1000-3000 levels or an APS accredited sequence in Psychology (yrs 1-3)|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for PSYC4100|