PSY 301 - Introduction to Psychology

Texas Common Number: PSYC 2301
Course Number Course Title Day & Time Course Fee Register
PSY 301 Introduction to Psychology Online $850.00
Course Type:
Self-Paced Online

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.

Required Textbooks and Materials

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

An internet-connected laptop or desktop computer is required to view course videos and complete interactive modules. Tablets and smartphones are not supported.

The midterm and final exams must be taken in person at an approved testing center. Proctoring fees vary by site and are not included in the course fee.

Official UT Austin Description:

Basic problems and principles of human experience and behavior.

May be counted towards the Ethics flag requirement.



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.