PSY 301 - Introduction to Psychology-WB

Texas Common Number: PSYC 2301
Semester Start Date Day & Time Instructor Course Fee
Fall 2014 08/28/2014 Online Pennebaker / Gosling $200.00

Course Type: Real-Time Online

  • Students can participate from any location with a reliable high-speed internet connection. Students log in at the scheduled class time and attend class virtually, along with classmates.
  • Some courses require exams that must be taken in-person at an approved testing center. Details are in the course description below.
Class Description:

Led by two world-class, award-winning psychologists, this course provides an overview of modern day psychology in a lively, non-traditional classroom format. Students will explore human behavior, how the brain works, why some people are anxious while others are dare devils, and dozens of other topics related to human psychology. To attend the course, you must log onto the course every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30pm, Central Standard Time. There will be no midterm or final exam administered. The entire course grade will be based on daily benchmark quizzes and four online writing assignments. Students must be logged onto the class site at the beginning of class in order to take the daily quizzes. There is no textbook for this course.

Course meets August 28 - December 4.

Official UT Austin Course Description: 
Basic problems and principles of human experience and behavior.

None for auditors. Those seeking college credit must demonstrate college readiness in reading and provide identity verification by November 15.

The University Extension section of this course is intended for those not currently enrolled at the University, so the course fee cannot be paid via flat rate tuition. Students already enrolled or planning to enroll at UT for the fall should enroll in one of the regular sections available through the UT Registrar:

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