Assignment 2: Summary Assignment II
The purpose of this assignment is to review your knowledge of the major areas in this course based on the course competencies. Use your text and lecture readings to support your work. For this assignment no outside sources will be accepted as cited references (e.g. Wiki, web pages, other textbooks, newspapers, magazines and journal articles) except the following:
National Institute of Mental Health (information on psychological disorders and treatment)
For this essay you will need to incorporate the following:
o Apply the appropriate terms and concepts used in psychology.
o Utilize APA format and style.
Write a 5-6 page essay that covers the following:
o Explain the various major areas of psychology.
§ Developmental psychology
§ Cognitive psychology
§ Behavioral (i.e. classical and operant conditioning) psychology
§ Social psychology
o Explain personality, how it is measured, and how it is used in psychology.
o Explain the importance of understanding the brain and nervous system when studying psychology.
o Applied psychology.
§ Describe at least one major psychological disorder
§ Explain psychotherapy and describe at least one type.
Submit your essay in a 5–6 page Microsoft Word document to the W5: Assignment 2 Dropbox by Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Cite your sources on a separate page using the APA format.
Name your document SU_PSY1001_W5_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.
|Assignment 2 Grading Criteria||Maximum Points|
|· Explain the various major areas of psychology.o Developmental psychologyo Cognitive psychologyo Behavioral psychologyo Social psychology· Explain personality, how it is measured, and how it is used in psychology.· Explain the importance of understanding the brain and nervous system when studying psychology.· Applied psychology.o Describe at least one major psychological disorder.o Explain psychotherapy and describe at least one type.||200|
|· Apply the appropriate terms and concepts used in psychology.· Utilize APA format and style.||50|