psych701 | Graduate

History And Systems Of Psychology

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In this course learners examine the history of and different systems in psychology, the development of the discipline of psychology, and key factors that guided its evolution into present form. Different aspects of natural science, including rational and paradigmatic approaches, and how these aspects relate to social science are also examined.

Course Competencies

  • Develop an understanding of psychology rooted in the field’s historical, philosophical, and scientific foundations.
  • Differentiate among different schools of psychology and their theoretical foundations.
  • Analyze theories of psychology for validity and situational application(s).
  • Justify the application of psychological theories as a way to enhance the understanding of human cognition and behavior.


This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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