PSYC 360

Friday Forum Topics

0-2 Undergraduate credit
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

Forums are on topics of current importance in the field of psychology and are offered in collaboration with the Minnesota Psychological Association. Students are asked to write papers summarizing the content and discussing the relevance of principles and practices presented to their own activities or within a specified hypothetical context. Specific topics are listed in the Class Schedule or announced in the Catalyst. Note: At least 12 credits in psychology, human services, or social work prior to registration.

Special information

Note: At least 12 credits in psychology, human services, or social work prior to registration. Grading is Pass/No Credit only. MPA fee is $15.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Student will learn the scientific perspective and knowledge base of the topic of psychology
  • Student will learn to apply this knowledge to both professional and hypothetical settings
  • Student will be able to evaluate the validity of the information presented.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.