Details for Introduction to Psychology

This subject provides a basic overview of the nature, scope, models and theories of modern psychology and allows you to consider how these may impact on the worldview you currently hold.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSC503
  • Credit points: 10

Awards offering Introduction to Psychology

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Unit Content

Assessment Methods

Professional e-Portfolio - 50%

Minor Essay - 25%

Forum Posts - 25%

Representative References

Anderson, N. T., Zuehlke, T. E., & Zuehlke, J. S. 2000. Christ Centred Therapy: The Practical Integration of Theology and Psychology, Zondervan Press, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Barlow, D. H., & Durand, V. M. 2005. Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach 4th ed. Thompson Wadsworth, Belmont, CA.

Faw, H.W. 1995. Psychology in Christian Perspective: An Analysis of Key Issues. Baker books, Grand Rapids, MI

Francis, L.J. 2005. Faith and Psychology, Darton, London

Meier, P.D. et al, 2003. Introduction to Psychology and Counselling, Christian Perspectives and Applications, Grand Rapids, MI.

Myers, D.G. 2008. Exploring Psychology, 4th ed. Worth Pub New York.

Myers, D. 2011. Psychology in Everyday Life, 1e. Worth Pub New York.

Weiten, W. 2004. Psychology: Themes and Variations, Thomson/ Wadsworth Belmont, CA.

O’Shea, R.P., Moss, S.A. & McKenzie W.A. 2007. Writing for Psychology 5th ed. Thompson, South Melbourne.

Plotnik, R. and Kouyoumdjian, H. 2014. Introduction to Psychology 10th ed.  Thomson/ Wadsworth Belmont, CA.

Sabates, A.M. 2012. Social Psychology in Christian Perspective: Exploring the Human Condition. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic.