Academics

PSY 279M Origins of Psychology

Course Description:

The course will examine the historical, cultural, and societal events that have resulted in the development of modern psychology. Among the topics examined will be: the technological innovations that led to the founding of the first psychology lab in Leipzig in 1879, the zeitgeist of 1900 Vienna that led to the development of the psychoanalytic tradition; the rise of the Nazis and the holocaust leading to many developments in social psychology.  The course will travel to Austria and Germany.

This course satisfies: NS-1, Upper-Level, International Awareness (Globe) credit, ā€œSā€ Course Spring Requirement. 

Instructor(s):

D. Marc Setterlund

Location(s):

Austria and Germany

Prerequisite(s):

PSY 121

Course Fee:

Approx. $3,500

Limit:

15