Online Psychology Courses

Summer Session 2023

Take an Online Psychology Class in Summer 2023


UConn’s Department of Psychology offers a number of online psychology courses to help you stay on track or get ahead. Summer online psychology classes are taught 100% online as asynchronous or synchronous sections.

If you are a student from another school, you can take UConn summer classes online and transfer them to your home institution (you should check with your home institution to ensure transferability). With UConn’s online psychology summer courses, you’re attending classes at one of the nations top-ranked public institutions.

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General Psychology I (PSYC 1100)

PSYC 1100

Basic principles that underlie mental processes and behavior; research methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception, learning, memory and language. Ordinarily this course should be taken in the fall semester. CA 3.

3.00 credits
Prerequisites: None

General Psychology II (PSYC 1101)

PSYC 1101

Psychology as a social science. Research methodology, developmental, personality, clinical, abnormal and social psychology. CA 2.

3.00 credits
Prerequisites: PSYC 1100. PSYC 1101 and 1103 may not both be taken for credit.

Principles of Research in Psychology (PSYC 2100WQ)


Design, analysis, and reporting of psychological research. Experimental and quasi-experimental designs, laboratory and correlational techniques, research ethics.

3.00 credits
Prerequisites: PSYC 1100; PSYC 1101 or 1103; STAT 1000Q or 1100Q or STAT Q 1000 level; ENGL 1007 or 1010 or 1011 or 2011. May not be taken out of sequence after passing PSYC 3250, 3251, 3450, 3550W, 3551W, or 3552.

Introduction to Multicultural Psychology (PSYC 2101)

PSYC 2101

General introduction to cross-cultural and multicultural issues and the role psychology has played in understanding the experiences of diverse groups. CA 4.

3.00 credits
Prerequisites: PSYC 1100; PSYC 1101 or 1103.

Physiological Psychology (PSYC 2200)

PSYC 2200

Prerequisites: BIOL 1102 or 1107 or PNB 2264-2265; PSYC 1100.

Physiological processes related to motivation, emotion, sensory processes, motor skills, learning, and psychiatric conditions.

Drugs and Behavior (PSYC 2201)

PSYC 2201

Prerequisites: PSYC 1100 or BIOL 1107.

An overview of drug effects on chemical transmission in the nervous system, with an emphasis on the behavioral/psychological effects of drugs.

Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 2300)

PSYC 2300

Nature of abnormal behavior, theories and data regarding symptoms, etiology, treatment and prevention of mental disorders.

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: PSYC 1100; PSYC 1101 or 1103.

Grading Basis: Graded

The Study of Personality (PSYC 2301)

PSYC 2301

Prerequisites: PSYC 1100; PSYC 1101 or 1103

Theories, methods, and research in both clinical and experimental approaches to personality.

Developmental Psychology (PSYC 2400)

PSYC 2400

Social behavior, personality, perception, cognition, language, intelligence, learning, biobehavioral processes, and research methodology in developmental perspective.

3.00 credits
Prerequisites: PSYC 1100; PSYC 1101 or 1103.

Cognitive Psychology (PSYC 2501)

PSYC 2501

Different views of mental representation and processes involved in memory, language comprehension, perception, attention, and problem solving. Historical development of models in cognitive psychology.

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: PSYC 1100; PSYC 1101 or 1103.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to Clinical Psychology (PSYC 3301)

PSYC 3301

Prerequisites: PSYC 2300

History of clinical psychology as a profession; graduate training and ethical responsibilities; assessment and treatment of psychological disorders; and clinical sub-specialities.

Social Development (PSYC 3405)

PSYC 3405

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 1100, 1101 or 1103; and PSYC 2400 or HDFS 2100.

An explanation of the quantitative methods used in political science. Curriculum includes the application of these methods for the analysis of substantive political questions.