Introduction to Psychology - The course is designed to provide the undergraduate with an introductory overview of the field of psychology. Theoretical bases and pragmatic application of research in the various areas of psychology will be emphasized. As this is an honors course, significant writing will be required. Assignments will include weekly papers, oral presentations, a designated reaction paper, and written exams. Required readings will include a course textbook, a readings book, and a contemporary paperback related to a relevant psychological issue. Students will be expected to attend class and be appropriately prepared for active participation.