Introduction to Psychology

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Psychology

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course will acquaint students with the basic principles of psychology and fields of study within basic and applied psychological science. The course will cover the following topics: the biological basis of psychology, learning, memory, emotion, perception, intelligence, thought, language, sensory processes, human development, individual personalities, social influence, consciousness and altered states, stress, psychological disorders, methods of therapy, as well as gender, and sexuality. Students will become acquainted with major experiments and case studies within the field and will have the opportunity to reflect and discuss on psychological issues by applying theory to better understanding human behavior in everyday life.

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