PSYCH 101. General Psychology. 4 hr.; 4 cr.

Course Description:

An introduction to the chief facts, principles, methods, and theories of psychology. Topics discussed include the history of psychology, sensory and perceptual processes, motivation and emotion, behavior development, learning and cognition, psychometrics, personality, psychopathology, and social behavior. Not open to students who have taken PSYCH 102 (currently on reserve). This course requires a research experience of up to 5 hours. This experience can consist of participation in research studies or short written reports of published psychological research.  (SW, SCI)

Psych 101 Research Requirement

Incoming Students- Guidelines for receiving Psych 101 credit

Advanced Placement (AP) Psychology Examination

Incoming students may receive credit for Psych 101 by obtaining either a grade of 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement Psychology Examination.   Incoming students must send an official copy of their AP exam report to the QC Undergraduate Admissions Office.

CLEP (College Level Examination Program) Psychology examination.
Incoming students may receive credit for Psych 101 by obtaining a grade of 55 or higher on the CLEP (College Level Examination Program) examination. Once a student is enrolled at Queens College, they may not use the CLEP exam as a substitute for Psychology 101.