AP/DC Psychology

Introduction to Psychology 

  1. Social Foundations (PSYC 140): 1st semester 

  2. Biological Foundations (PSYC 141): 2nd semester


  • Introduction to Psychology through Walla Walla University is a two quarter sequence required for psychology and pre-med majors. All students are required to have at least one social science class, and the class also counts towards general elective hours. At UCA, one college class will be taught each semester. Applicants to the class are required to attend both semesters.
  • Class Maximum: 20 students


  • 3.5 GPA
  • Senior Class Standing
  • Personal interview
  • Article Response (Young, Simon N. “How to increase serotonin in the human brain without drugs.” Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN vol. 32,6 (2007): 394-9.)
    • MLA formatted (including intext citation and Works Cited), two paragraph article summary and response
      • Paragraph One
        • Reference the article and the author
        • Summarize the information
        • Provide an informative conclusion sentence
      • Paragraph Two
        • Introduce your own opinion regarding the information
        • Discuss its relevance and application
        • Suggest further research
        • Provide an insightful conclusion

“How to increase serotonin in the human brain without drugs.”