- Define psychology and describe the four goals of psychology.
- Identify the origins of the field of psychology and analyze how various methods, people and theories have impacted early psychology to evolve into contemporary psychology.
- Propose ways in which psychologists can apply their expertise in society.
- Analyze how race, culture, and ethnicity influence behavior.
- Describe the discipline and practice of sociocultural psychology.
- Define the concept hypothesis and theory, analyze the requirements for using the scientific method in psychology, and identify the importance of objectivity in psychological research.
- Analyze research methods in psychology and explain the descriptive research designs.
- Identify experiments using correlational and experimental research methods.
- Define the nervous system and analyze how the body works with the nervous system to generate behavior.
- Compare and contrast the central, peripheral nervous systems, somatic, and autonomic nervous systems.
- Distinguish between the Gestalt principles and identify the process of sensory perception.
- Summarize the effects of drug addiction and dependence and produce real life scenarios resulting from drug abuse.
- Explain cognitive-social approaches to learning. Compare and contrast the characteristics of observational and latent learning.
- Create an original diagram showing the regions of the brain that influence memory.
- Identify Carl Jung's influence on the study of psychosexual development.
- Compare and contrast methods and theories for measuring and assessing personality.
- Identify the relationship between prejudice and stereotypes and describe how these constructions affect our attributions about other people's behavior.
- Distinguish among the explanations for prejudice and identify some effective techniques for combating prejudice.
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Cost and Schedule
Guild provides reduced cost education for working adults. We’ll help you have an affordable path to move your education forward.
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The Lifelong Learning Credit (up to $2000) and the American Opportunity Tax Credit* (up to $2500) are both available annually to eligible U.S. students.
Guild negotiates reduced tuition with partner colleges and programs, giving you affordable options from the start.
Guild works with your employer to offer corporate tuition assistance to qualified employees.
Guild is committed to reduce the cost of higher education for hard-working adults. We'll help make an affordable path to move your education forward.
* The American Opportunity Tax Credit is only available for eligible students in undergrad or master's degree programs. All other funding categories are available for all eligible students. Please check with your individual employer to verify your eligibility.
Guild is designed for working adults. With 100% online classes, you work and study when it’s most convenient for you.
Your team is here to support you through admissions, the financial aid process, and each of your classes
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Frequently Asked Questions
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- Complete the SmarterMeasure assessment related to your online learning style.
- In certain cases, you will need to submit your unofficial transcripts to Guild.
- A path to finish your degree or take graduate courses, at little to no cost
- A personal college and career adviser to help you navigate programs and offerings
- Online classes that allow you to work at your own pace
- Relevant classes and programs designed to help you advance in your career
- Credit recognition for past college credits and corporate credits towards your degrees
- Students first: We're here to help you, and you come first in our world. In exchange, we expect you give your all and to support your fellow classmates.
- We learn best by doing: Experimentation, learning by doing, feedback and reflection lay at the core of every learning experience with Guild.
- Feedback makes us better, in fact, it’s a gift: Practice only makes perfect when we get feedback on how to improve.
- Reflection is a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have: Reflection allows us to digest the learnings and feedback we’ve received.
- Community matters: We’re all in this together and we expect all Guild members to appreciate the role we play in each other’s learning experience.