Week of



Jan 11


21st Century PsychologyFull Text Chapter 1

Jan 18 (MLK Day 1/18)


Psychology in Prehistory

Day in Life 1 MYA Test 1

Jan 25



Feb 1


Greek Philosophy

Feb 8


Test 2

Feb 15 (President's Day 2/15)


From Faith to Humanism

Feb 22


Test 3

Mar 1Mid-Term March 8, 2021



From the Renaissance to the Dawn of Science

Mar 8


Test 4

Mar 15


From Philosophy to Social Science to Introspective Psychology

Mar 22


Test 5

Mar 29 Drop Day is March 31, 2021


Biological Psychology

Apr 5


Functional Psychology Test 6

Apr 12



Apr 19


Neo-Behaviorism Test 7

Optional Paper Chapters  

11 Gestalt Psychology, 12 Personality & Psychopathology
Ask me for copies of those chapters if you plan to write the optional paper or if you just wish to read them.

Apr 26 Final Exams Begin   Commencement is Friday 30 April





Tests will be a combination of objective and short answer items. An optional paper on chapters 11 or 12 may be used to substitute for one's lowest grade. Paper topics must be declared to me by 4/5/21. You may drop one test as well. You must take all tests. There is no "final comprehensive exam." Yes, you may drop one test and you may substitute a paper for another test.

Other Resources

Academic Integrity:
The mission of Southern Arkansas University empowers all members of the University community to develop and encourage learning environments that create, expand, acquire, share, evaluate, and communicate knowledge. Academic integrity at SAU is an organizational and individual responsibility to honesty in all learning experiences. Students, faculty, and staff share responsibility for maintaining the highest standards for academic integrity. This policy focuses on the academic integrity in course-related work, its basis and context is applicable to all.

Any act of dishonesty in academic work constitutes academic misconduct and is subject to disciplinary action. Acts of dishonesty include, but are not limited to, plagiarism and cheating.

For detailed information on academic integrity, read page 36 of the SAU 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog.

Disability Support Services:
It is the policy of Southern Arkansas University to accommodate students with disabilities, pursuant to federal law, state law, and the University’s commitment to equal educational opportunities. Any student with a disability who needs accommodation should inform the instructor at the beginning of the course. Students with disabilities are also encouraged to contact the Office of Disability Support Services, which is located in the Reynolds Center.

Credit Hours:
As required by federal law, credit hours are earned by attending online class lessons (33%), preparing for and taking tests (33%), reading textbook and other assigned materials (23%), and taking and revising class notes (11%).

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