PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology Online


Getting results as a holistic health practitioner is what it is all about, and understanding the whole person—physical, psychological and spiritual, is essential to achieve lasting wellness. PSY 101 introduces human behavior. It includes the study of the theories and concepts of psychology, including the scope of psychology, biological foundations and the brain, sensation, perception, motivation, personality, learning/memory, emotion, states of consciousness, personality theories, cognition, life-span development, and applied psychology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Assess psychological information thoughtfully and analytically, discerning the applicability and boundaries of research outcomes.

  • Apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues to broaden critical thinking skills.

  • Identify common psychology terminology, concepts, theories, and research.

  • Recognize diversity issues that affect behavior & psychological processes to understand sociocultural contexts.

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Maximum Enrollment: 30 students

Required Materials (Course Pack)

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)
  • PSY 101 Practical Lab Kit. Contains:
    • Aluminum Nasal Inhaler (1)
    • Bamboo tea strainer
    • 2 oz Organic Lavandin Hydrosol
    • 5 ml Organic Lemon Citrus limonum Essential Oil
    • 5 ml Organic Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis ct. Cineole Essential Oil
    • 1 oz Organic Ginkgo Leaf Ginkgo biloba
    • 1 oz Organic Gymnema Leaf Gymnema sylvestre
    • 1 oz Organic Nettle Leaf Urtica dioica
    • 1 oz Organic Rosemary Leaf Rosmarinus officinalis
    • 1 oz Organic Spearmint Leaf Mentha spicata

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Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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