PSY102 Foundations of Psychology 2 complements with the introduction of core areas of psychology commenced in PSY101 Foundations of Psychology 1. PSY102 Foundations of Psychology 2 includes the following topic areas: i) motivation and emotion, ii) personality, iii) human development, iv) health, stress, and coping, v) psychological disorders and treatments, vi) social psychology, vii) cross-cultural psychology, and viii) Indigenous psychology with a focus on Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Fundamental principles, theories, methods and research findings are studied. This subject also introduces students to basic statistics and research methods. A key aim of the subject is to develop students competencies in interpreting basic statistical concepts and reporting research projects following the American Psychological Association guidelines.
School of Psychology
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of PSY102 in Session 3 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.