PSY 120: Introduction to Educational Psychology

Class Program
Credits 3

Educational Psychology is the study of individual behaviors in an environment where instruction takes place. This course provides the foundational theories, tools, and techniques of classroom instruction and management strategies. Students will also study what makes a good teacher, the role of research in education, effective program development, assessment, theories of learning, diversity, motivation, and learning environments.

This course is recommended only for Education majors. Psychology majors should elect other PSY courses to fulfill degree program requirements to ensure maximum transferability of coursework.