Social Sciences Distance Courses

These Social Sciences courses are offered for credit by Andrews University, Oakwood University, and Washington Adventist University. Andrews University manages the registration and provides the instruction and support for students. 

Andrews University Credit

PSYC 101V-901
Introduction to Psychology
(3 sem hours)
Principles of psychology including the study of growth, perception, learning, thinking, motivation, emotion, personality, and mental health.
Format: Self-paced Online
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BHSC 300V-901
Philosophy of Service Fieldwork
(2 sem hours)
Provides an opportunity for the physical application of the theories, principles and concepts learned in BHSC 100.
Prerequisites: BHSC 100 or permission of Service Learning Coordinator. 20 hours of service is required for each credit registered for. Does not apply to a major or minor.
Format: Self-paced Online
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Oakwood University Credit

PY 101-911
Principles of Psychology
(3 sem hours)
An overview of the science of psychology, including such concepts as emotion, motivation, adjustment, perception, learning, personality, abnormal behavior, therapies, intelligence, measurement, and experimental methods.
Format: Self-paced Online
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PY 325-911
Developmental Psychology
(3 sem hours)
Prerequisite: PY 101
A study of current psychological theories relating to psychological development throughout the entire life span.
Format: Self-paced Online
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Washington University Credit

PSYC 105-921
Introduction to Psychology
(3 sem hours)
The basic principles and concepts in psychology, including the principles of motivation, learning, and perception. Designed to introduce college students to history, development, and present scope of psychology. A prerequisite for all other courses in psychology.
Format: Self-paced Online
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PSYC 210-921
Developmental Psychology (3 sem hours)
Prerequisite: PSYC 105
Developmental Psychology is the study of human development from conception to death. The study of life-span develop­ment is accomplished by examining the stages of infancy, childhood, adoles­cence, and adulthood. The course covers the cognitive, moral, physical, social, and emotional changes that are typical at each stage of development.
Format: Self-paced Online
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PSYC 315-921
Organization and Work
(3 sem hours)
Prerequisite: PSYC 105
Focuses on describing, understanding, and explaining behavior in organizations. The issue of controlling, managing, and influencing behavior in the work environment are addressed. A paper is required.
Format: Self-paced Online
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