This course reviews world history and culture, philosophy, scientific knowledge, theology, and their influences on the development of the psychology field. Systems for investigating psychology and related areas such as perception, learning, neurobiology, social and developmental processes, motivation and personality are critically evaluated to allow synthesis of information, and the development of students’ personal view of psychology. Written work involves the American Psychological Association (APA) writing style, and oral presentations involving multimedia technology. Prereq: PSY 315, completion of major application procedures, and junior standing or consent of instructor.