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PSY 323. Environmental Psychology

Credits: 3
Department: Psychology
Description: The environment, use of space, stressors and esthetics as related to human beings, the optimum design of buildings, homes, and institutions, and the effect of humans on the natural environment.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Examine the impact of the built environment (at both a smaller-scale and larger-scale level) on human spatial behavior.
2. Evaluate the impact of environmental stressors (e.g., noise, physical contamination) on behavior, psychological well-being, and health.
3. Differentiate between human behavior in optimal and sub-optimal environments of various types (e.g., residential, work, recreational).

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