2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) 
    
    Mar 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 6200 - Themes and Theories of Psychology


(5 cr.) In this course, students are introduced students to theories, research, and themes that form the tenets of psychology. Basic theoretical models are reviewed, including psychodynamic, cognitive, developmental, social learning/sociocognitive, behaviorist, learning and motivation, systems, biopsychosocial, and gender theories. Theories encompassing diverse populations, including cross-cultural and feminist theories, are also covered. Students critically examine the strengths and limitations of these theories and their utility in the field of psychology. Contemporary themes in psychology are explored, with an emphasis on application of theories designed to effect positive social change. 



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