Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Psychology

COURSE CODE: SWS1103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings


  • Eggen, P & Kauchak, D. 2007. Educational psychology windows on classrooms. 7th ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
  • Feldman, R. S. 2005. Understanding psychology. 7th ed. Boston: McGraw Hill.
  • Gleitman, H., Fridlund, A. J. & Reisberg, D. (1999) (5th Ed). Psychology. New York;        Norton and Company.
  • Hinrichs, B. H. 2004. Psychology: the essence of a science. Boston: Pearson.
  • http://www.memory-improvement-tips.com/brain-foods.html
  • Bandura, A. (1989). Social cognitive theory. In Vasta, R. (Ed.) Annals of child development. Greenwich: JAI.
  • Carlson, N. R., Buskit, W., Ezekie, M. E &Heth, CD. (2002) (2nd Ed.) The science of        Behaviour. Canada; Allyn and Bacon
  • Kassin, S. (2001) (2nd Ed.). Psychology. New Jersey; Upper Saddle River.
  • Lefton, L. A & Brannon, L. (2003) (8th Ed.) Psychology. Boston; A & B.
  • Nairne, J. S. (1999) (2nd Ed) Psychology ; the adaptive mind. Stamford; Wadsworth
  • Morris, C. G. & Maisto, A. 2001. Understanding psychology. 5th ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
  • Papalia, D. E., Olds, S. W., & Feldman, R. D. 2007. Human development. 10th ed. Boston: McGraw Hill.

  • Rathus, S. A. (2002) (8th Ed.) Psychology in the New Millennium. Austine; Harcourt        College Publishers.
  • Santrock, J. W. 2008. Educational psychology. 3rd ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill.Watson, D. L. & Tharp, R.G. (1997). Self-directed behavior. Self-modification for Personal adjustment (7th ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.