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

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FPSY 8252 - Themes and Theories of Psychology


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



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