Texas Common Number
PSYC 2301
Course Number Course Title Day & Time Course Fee Register
PSY 301 Introduction to Psychology Online $895.00
Course Type
Self-Paced Online
Class Description

Psychology is a field that examines how and why we think, feel and behave in the ways we do. The goal of this course is for you to get a basic understanding of the major topics surrounding the study of mind and behavior to see how psychological theories relate to each other and to your everyday life.

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This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework and exams.

Textbooks and Materials

There is no required textbook for this class. Course readings and materials will be made available online.

Technical Requirements

Students are required to use a laptop or desktop computer with a high-speed internet connection. Tablets and smartphones are not supported. The computer should have a modern and updated operating system, at least 2GB of RAM, a webcam, a microphone and also meet Honorlock's system requirements for online testing.

Official UT Austin Course Description

Basic problems and principles of human experience and behavior.

May be counted towards the Ethics flag requirement.

Class Prerequisites


Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.