Course List

Scientific Pursuit of Happines -

INQ 110 BB

Instructor: Dr. Edward R. Whitson
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking in higher education, taking as its starting point a focused topic in a scholarly field. Critical inquiry will be taught in the context of careful reading of important intellectual works, as well as inquiry-based writing assignments. Research and collaborative skills will also be developed in an integrative setting designed to promote a student's journey toward a life of critical inquiry.

Creative Thinking & Prblm Solv -

PSYC 220 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward R. Whitson
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101 or permission.

Catalog Description:

An introduction to creative thinking and creative problem-solving, including definitions, theories, and asessment of creativity as well as research about creativity and the creative process. Attention will be given to skills of creative thinking and presentation of a creative problem-solving model. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Personality -

PSYC 315 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward R. Whitson
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or permission.

Catalog Description:

Theories of personality, applications, and extensions of these theories, curren t research on individual differences, an d methods and issues in personality meas urement. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.