Courses and Credits

Enroll in 3-4 courses for approximately 12-16 quarter credits and 8-12 semester credits. 

Spring Quarter

Social Psychology

Read more about Social Psychology The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the field of Social Psychology. Social psychology is the scientific study of the way in which people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the social context—real or imagined. Social psychology seeks to understand individuals’ subjective experiences and the way those experiences impact our behavior. We will…
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Individual Differences

Read more about Individual Differences This course provides an overview of psychology as it strives to explain how and why people differ, and what implications these differences have. We will examine how important life outcomes, such as health, academic and occupational success, and wellbeing are linked to individual differences in cognition, personality and motivation. The course will introduce the…
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Contemporary Britain in a Global Context

Read more about Contemporary Britain in a Global Context This course examines contemporary British politics and society and is the core course of the GEO London semester. We will discuss the commanding themes in British politics and public life and look at their historical context. The course provides an introduction to the principal institutions, parties and issues in British…
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Health, Cognition, and Wellbeing

Read more about Health, Cognition, and Wellbeing Just one in 20 people worldwide have no health problems, with a third of the world's population (2·3 billion individuals) experiencing more than five ailments. A straightforward way to assess the health status of a population is to focus on mortality or life expectancy. A focus on mortality, however, does not take into account that the burden…
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Managing People in Organizations

Read more about Managing People in Organizations One of the defining elements of modern life is that we spend a great deal of time working in or interacting with organizations, as an employee, vendor, volunteer, customer, client or citizen. Understanding the behavior of individuals and teams in organizations, and the ways organizational structure and culture shapes that behavior, will make…
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