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Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for PSYC 100 at Metropolitan State University in Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

If you are enrolling in the equivalent course in order to fulfill a program/major requirement, it is best to check with your academic advisor to ensure that the equivalent course will meet the requirements of your particular major.

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Alexandria Technical and Community College
PSYC 1445 - General Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course meets Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) goal area 5. This course is a basic introduction to psychology. Topics include its history, research methods, biological factors in behavior, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, learning, intelligence, personality theories, human development, social behavior, and abnormal psychology. This course exposes learners to the basics of these topics. Prerequisite: College level reading score on a placement test or a minimum grade of "C" in College Prep Reading (READ0900).
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
PSYC 1110 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
(MnTC Goals 5 and 7) Psychology is the science concerned with behavior and mental processes. Psychology studies the environmental, biological, social, and individual forces that help to describe, explain, predict, and control behavior. This course is a comprehensive introduction to psychology. It examines the history of psychology, the brain, the senses, hypnosis, drugs, sleep, human development, language, thinking (including critical thinking), learning, motivation, emotion, social psychology, personality, human diversity, and the diagnosis and treatment of psychological problems such as anxiety, schizophrenia, paranoia, depression, bipolar disorder, and suicide. This course presents a broad survey of basic concepts, issues, theories, classic experiments and new discoveries in the field of psychology.
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Bemidji State University
PSY 1100 - Introductory Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Introduction to the study of behavior, cognition, and emotion and general survey of psychological principles. Liberal Education Goal Area 5.
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Central Lakes College
PSYC 2421 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
This class presents a general introduction to psychology as a biosocial science. This survey course will familiarize the student with the basic principles of psychology, show how psychologists employ the scientific method, and equip the beginning student of psychology with a working vocabulary of psychological terminology and critical thinking skills. Areas to be covered include research, neuroscience and behavior, developmental and social psychology, personality, motivation, thinking and learning, memory, psychological disorders and therapy.
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Century College
PSYC 1020 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes. This course is a survey of the fundamental principles, research findings, and theories in psychology. This course does not train students in the practice or application of psychology, but introduces the core ideas and findings in the scientific study of behavior and the mind. Psychology is a very broad discipline that includes many topics including brain anatomy and function, learning, human development, intelligence, perception, memory, emotions, motivation, personality, social psychology, sleep and dreaming, and psychological disorders and their treatments. Prerequisite: Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000 or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher.
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Dakota County Technical College
PSYC 1105 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
This general psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of behavior and experience. It includes topics like the history of psychology, research methods, perception, learning, human development, intelligence, motivation, social perception and group behavior, and psychological disorders.
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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
PSYC 2001 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
An introduction to the scientific study of human behavior; history, background and methods, development, perception, learning, thinking, motivation, emotion, intelligence, personality, adjustment, mental health, and social psychology.
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Hennepin Technical College
PSYC 2300 - General Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. This introductory course provides a broad overview of topics including: the evolution of psychology, the biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, memory, intelligence, motivation, emotion, human development, personality, research methods, psychological disorders, treatments of psychological disorders, and social psychology. (Prereq: Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills required) (BP/EP) 3 cr MnTC Goal Area 5
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Hibbing Community College
PSYC 1205 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
General Psychology is an introduction to the scientific study of human behavior. The course includes child, adolescent, and adult development, sensation, perception, consciousness, learning, memory, thinking and language, intelligence, motivation, emotion, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress, health, and social behavior. This course has a research methodology component: Methodology provides students with the opportunity to participate in the process of discovery used by researchers to learn more about human behavior, using a hands-on application of experimental methods. The course is intended for students majoring in psychology or related social science fields, as well as liberal arts studies. Prerequisite: College level reading ability. MNTC goal area:(5)History/Social/Behavioral Sciences. Credits: 4(4 lecture/0 lab)
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Inver Hills Community College
PSYC 1201 - Introduction to Psychology with Lab - 4 credits
Natural Science (03)
Presents a survey of the science of psychology including theoretical and experimental findings and applications. Topics include research methodology, the nervous system, sensation and perception, cognition, learning, memory, human development, emotions, motivation, personality, psychological disorders and their treatment, attitudes, social influence and growth processes. Incorporates weekly laboratory activities in which students perform hands-on experiments, measurements, and analyses in psycho-physiology, sensation and perception, learning, and/or other experimental topics. This course may not be taken for credit if you have already earned credit for Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 1101).
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PSYC 1101 - Introduction to Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Presents a survey of the science of psychology including theoretical and experimental findings and applications. Topics include research methodology, the nervous system, perception, cognition, learning, memory, human development, emotions, motivation, personality, psychological disorders and their treatment, attitudes, social influence and growth processes. This course may not be taken for credit if you have already earned credit for Introduction to Psychology with Lab (PSYC 1201).
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Itasca Community College
PSYC 1101 - General Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Human Diversity (07)
This course provides an introduction to the field of psychology through an overview of: the history of psychology; research methods; major theoretical perspectives; biological bases of mental processes and behavior; sensation and perception; learning and conditioning; memory; language, thought and intelligence; motivation and emotion; human development; social bases of behavior; personality; psychological testing; psychological disorders; and the treatment of psychological disorders. This course meets MTC areas 2, 5 and 7. Prerequisite(s): None
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Lake Superior College
PSYC 1120 - General Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
A general education course which will familiarize the student with the basic principles of psychology, present a practical application of these principles, show how psychologists employ the scientific method, and equip the beginning student of psychology with a working vocabulary of psychological terminology and critical thinking skills. Areas to be covered include research, theoretical perspectives, the nervous system, learning, personality, memory, psychological disorders, and therapy. MTC goal areas: (5) History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences, and (7) Human Diversity. (Prerequisites: College-level reading) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Mesabi Range College
PSYC 2551 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course is an introduction to the scientific study of human behavior: history, background and methods, development, perception, learning, thinking, motivation, emotion, intelligence, personality, adjustment, mental health and social psychology.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
PSYC 1110 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course is an introduction to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. You will learn about a variety of topics such as the history of psychology, psychological research, the brain, memory, learning, social influence, motivation, emotion, personality, psychological disorders and therapy.
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
PSYC 1200 - General Psychology - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Meets MnTC Goal Areas 5 and 9. This is a comprehensive introductory overview of psychology that studies human behavior and mental processes. Topics include (but are not limited to) research methods, the history of psychology, neuroscience and behavior, developmental psychology, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, health psychology, learning and memory, personality, social psychology, psychopathology and treatments, and states of consciousness such as sleep and dreams.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
PSY 113 - General Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Survey of content and methods of modern psychology. MnTC Goal 5.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychological Science - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course is designed to provide a thorough introduction to the broad spectrum of theories and applications that make up the field of psychology
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
PSYC 1101 - Introduction to Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
Introduction to Psychology provides an overview of contemporary psychology. Topics include the biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, motivation, learning, memory, development, personality theory and disorders. This psychology course emphasizes biological, ability, age, gender, personality, and ethnic diversity. This course is a prerequisite for all other psychology courses and is a required course for many degree programs. Prerequisite: STSK 0095 or evidence of college level reading ability through assessment test or prior college coursework.
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Normandale Community College
PSYC 1110 - Introduction to Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course is an introduction to the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. It prepares students for pursuing a major in Psychology. The course introduces the problems, methods, and findings of modern Psychology to beginning students. Topics include research methods, statistics, neuroscience, sensation and perception, learning, memory, intelligence, development, personality, abnormal behavior, treatment, and social psychology. Recommended: Placement in Reading 1106 or above.
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North Hennepin Community College
PSYC 1160 - Introduction to Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course provides an in-depth introduction to psychology. Topics may include history of psychology; research methods; physiological psychology; sensation and perception; consciousness; learning; memory; cognition; motivation; emotion; personality; stress, health and coping; abnormal behavior, therapy; social psychology; human development; sexuality; and gender. Students are strongly encouraged to check with an advisor to determine if this is the appropriate course for their degree/program.
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PSYC 1150 - General Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course provides an overview of topics in psychology. Topics may include history of psychology, research methods, physiological psychology, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, memory, motivation and emotion, personality, stress and coping, abnormal behavior, therapy, and social psychology. Students are strongly encouraged to check with an advisor to determine if this is the appropriate course for their degree/program.
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Northland Community and Technical College
PSYC 1105 - Intro to Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
(Fulfills MNTC Area: 5) This course is an introduction and overview of the field of psychology. It will cover the history and contemporary research in the field. The course will also examine the biological, psychological, and social aspects of human behavior. Prerequisites: None
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Northwest Technical College
PSYC 1105 - General Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Meets MnTC Goal Area(s):5 Prerequisite(s): None This course is an introduction to basic principles and theories of human behavior and mental processes. It will cover the history and contemporary research in the field. The course will also examine the biological, psychological, and social aspects of human interaction with self and environment.
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Ridgewater College
PSYC 0131 - Introduction to Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
An introductory course in general psychology with emphasis on the scientific study of human behavior. This course is required before more advanced courses in psychology may be taken. MnTC Goal: 5, 7
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Riverland Community College
PSYC 1105 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course introduces the student to general topics in psychology and is designed to provide an overview of the field of psychology and human behavior. Topics include psychology as a behavioral science, the scientific method, biological foundations of behavior, sensation, perception, consciousness, learning, memory, thinking, language, intelligence, motivation, emotion, lifespan development, social psychology, stress and coping, and a brief overview of psychological disorders and therapies. MnTC (Goal 5/SS and Goal 7/HD); (4 Cr - 4 lect, 0 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College
PSYC 2618 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Human Diversity (07)
This course is an introduction to the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. The topics covered will include research methods, the biological roots of behavior, sensation, perception, principles of learning, memory, thinking, language, intelligence, emotions, stress, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, and social psychology. (Prerequisites: College level reading, writing skills or appropriate score on RCTC placement test or completion of appropriate developmental courses). (4 C). MNTC: Goal 2/Critical Thinking, Goal 5/History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Goal 7/Human Diversity.
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Saint Paul College
PSYC 1710 - General Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course introduces psychological theory, experimental findings and applications of human behavior. Topics include research methodology, the nervous system, perception, cognition and memory, learning theory, human development, personality, emotions, attitudes, motivation, socialization and psychological disorders and related treatments. The course will explore current research and issues in psychology including the influence of heredity and the environment on behavior. (Prerequisite(s): READ 0721 with a grade of "C" or better, or concurrent enrollment, or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goal 5) 4C/4/0/0
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South Central College
PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course will introduce the broad spectrum of theories and applications that make up the field of psychology. Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes, and how they are affected by physical and mental states, and external environments and social forces. (Prerequisites: Must have a score of 78 or higher on the Reading portion of the Accuplacer test or completion of READ 0080 and READ 0090 with a grade of C or higher) (MNTC 5: History/Social & Behavioral Sciences)
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Southwest Minnesota State University
PSYC 101 - General Psychology I - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course surveys content areas of general interest in psychology. Topics include major schools of thought in psychology, development, states of awareness, learning, memory, health and stress, personality, abnormal behavior, psychotherapy, and social issues.
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St. Cloud State University
PSY 115 - Introduction to Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Survey of contemporary scientific psychology. Includes: biological bases of behavior, cognitive mechanisms, learning/behavioral adaptation, development, social influences, personality, disorders, and treatment. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
PSYC 1300 - Introduction to Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal Area 5 - History/Social, Behavioral Sciences. Survey of contemporary scientific psychology. Includes: research methods, biological bases of behavior, cognitive mechanisms, sensation and perception, learning and behavioral adaptation, development, social influences, and personality disorders. Student Learning Outcomes: * Explain the scientific method, data collection, and analysis used in psychological research. * Apply psychological theories, processes, and concepts to human behavior. * Explain strategies for self-discovery and insight. * Compare and contrast normal and abnormal behaviors. * Analyze cultural and historical perspectives in the science and practice of psychology. * Demonstrate critical thinking skills applied to psychological phenomena.
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Vermilion Community College
PSYC 2551 - General Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course is an introduction to a scientific micro-level study of human behavior with an emphasis on the basic principles, concepts and procedures used in psychology. Major topics include development, perception, learning, memory, personality, abnormal and social psychology. Research and presentation is required.
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Winona State University
PSY 210 - Introduction to Psychological Science - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
A broad introduction to psychology: the science of human behavior and mental processes, focusing on its questions, methods, research findings, theories and applications. Offered each semester. Meets GOAL 5.
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