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Psychology 1300

Introduction to Psychology 3-0

CRN 80036

A survey of the major principles derived from research on human and animal behavior. Topics studied include learning, thinking, motivation, emotion, personality, the senses, perception, and the form and functions of the nervous system. PSY 1300 is a prerequisite for all other psychology courses.
  • 13 assignments (with options for online submission)
  • 2 exams, proctored at a testing center
  • Students in this course may submit no more than two assignments each week.
  • Textbook:

Sternberg, In Search of the Human Mind, 1st edition, 1995. ISBN: 0155024868

  • Course Materials:

PSY 1300 study guide (provided by the Office of Distance and Extended Learning)

  • Instructor: Christopher Wilson, PhD
  • Tuition: $808.74

Acquiring Course Materials

Required textbooks and other course materials can be purchased from an online vendor of your choice, such as,, or, or from a brick-and-mortar bookstore. Please note that the Office of Distance and Extended Learning is currently working with the Texas State University Bookstore to stock required materials for correspondence course offerings. However, at this time, materials for our courses may not be available at the University Bookstore unless they are used for on-campus courses. When purchasing required materials for this course from any vendor, be sure to purchase the correct edition of the material and to verify that the material's international standard book number (ISBN) matches that listed above. Note that if you are purchasing course materials from an online vendor, you may need to enter the ISBN without dashes (enter the numbers only) when searching. Should you require any assistance in locating course materials, please contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning. 

Take a look inside this course.

You can view the Introduction and Lesson One of the PSY 1300 study guide.