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PSY 250. Cognitive Psychology

Credits: 3
Department: Psychology
Description: Attention and consciousness, memory, thinking, problem solving, perception and cognitive development.
Prerequisites: PSY 115
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Online Course. Go to

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the major theories and paradigms in cognitive psychology.
2. Recognize and describe basic research methods in cognitive psychology including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
3. Participate in cognitive psychology demonstrations and experiments.
4. Use appropriate terminology and procedures to write brief lab reports based on demonstrations and experiments.
5. Evaluate personal, educational, social, or organizational issues using the principles of cognitive psychology.

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