PSYC 1023


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Course No. and Title: PSYC 1023 Introduction to Psychology II
Credit Value: Three (3) credit hours
Course Description:

A general survey of perspectives and methods in selected areas of psychology including personality, social behaviour, human development, stress and coping, and psychological disorders. Students will be asked to participate in various learning and research activities. Some course credit may be earned by participation in these activities.



Course Author:

Dr. Elaine Perunovic, Dept. of Psychology, UNB

Course Features:

The course material is covered in 8 chapters, which are outlined in the Course Outline. Each chapter has an associated lecture, which involves audio, slide, and note information. The course is self-paced, as students can work through each of the chapters in whichever order is preferred. An invigilated final exam can be scheduled once the student has completed all of the chapter materials.

Course Format:

The course includes 8 modules that correspond to the last 8 chapters of the Weiten and McCann textbook. For each module, students are required to: 

a) read a chapter from the textbook and review accompanying slides and information provided by the professor (all available on the Desire2Learn site), and
b) write a quiz, which is also provided on Desire2Learn

There is an invigilated final exam, which is completed once all 8 quizzes have been completed. There are also opportunities to earn extra course credit, which are detailed in the Course Outline.

Course Texts:

Weiten, W. & McCann, D. (2016). Psychology: Themes and Variations (Fourth Canadian Edition). Toronto, ON: Nelson Education Ltd.

Textbooks can be ordered from the UNB Fredericton Bookstore:
Assignments & Examinations:

There are eight quizzes (20 multiple choice questions each) worth a total of 40% of the course grade. There is a final online exam (100 multiple choice questions, which covers all chapters) that is worth 60% of the course grade. There are also opportunities to earn 5% bonus marks toward the final course grade. Additional details are provided in the Course Outline.

Quizzes 40%
Final Online Exam 60%
Bonus Marks (5%, OPTIONAL)  5%
Total Grade 100%

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.

Time Limit: 6 months from registration date. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date of your course.

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable online fee per course. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Governors.
More information on fees for this course.

Methods of Payment:

Once you complete the Apply Now form below, please send payment. Methods of payment accepted:
Cash (Do not send in the mail. Please deliver to the College of Extended Learning, 2nd Level, Wu Centre, UNB Fredericton Campus)
Cheque or money order (Mail to UNB College of Extended Learning, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5A3)
MasterCard / VISA / American Express (Please call the College of Extended Learning at 1-866-599-4646  or 506 453-4646 with your credit card number, expiry date, and the name as it appears on the card. Please do not send credit card information via email).

Apply Now!
If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.