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Introduction to Psychology (3 CE Semester Units)

Apr 29, 2024 - Aug 4, 2024
3 credits

$240 Enroll

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Course Description

Introduction to Psychology introduces current topics and issues in the field of psychology. This includes the research methods employed, major findings, and the ways in which to apply research. This course provides a foundation of basic terminology and principles that enable progression to more advanced courses in psychology.



Coon, D. Mitter, J. & Martini, T. (2018). Introduction to psychology: Gateways to mind and behavior. 15th edition. Cengage. ISBN-13: 978-1337565691 ISBN-10: 1337565695

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any advantages to taking these courses through Alliant?

Yes, there are several advantages to taking these courses through Alliant’s CE Division:

  • The instructors have been designated by Alliant program directors. They are very familiar with our programs and know what is needed to prepare you properly.
  • The courses will be accepted by Alliant as meeting the academic prerequisites for admission.
  • You will receive an academic transcript showing your grade, and we will also report your enrollment in and completion of the course directly to your campus Admissions Office. (Reminder: Entry requirements for the Clinical Psychology programs state that you must receive a grade of “C” or better; entry requirements for the Organizational Psychology programs state that you must receive a grade “B” or better.)

What is the format of the courses?

The courses are offered online as Guided Independent Study. All course material will be online.

Refunds for online courses are only granted to those who have not logged in to the course. Should you need to withdraw or cancel your enrollment, you are eligible to receive a full refund if you notify withing 48 hours of registration. 


Course Instructor

Cheryl Fischer, PsyD

Cheryl Fisher, PhD, NCC, LCPC

Cheryl Fisher is a graduate of Towson University and West Virginia University. She is a licensed clinical social worker and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Cheryl is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy, which resolves the development of trauma-related disorders caused by exposure to distressing, traumatizing, or negative life events. Cheryl enjoys working with couples, individuals, college students, youth, and groups on a variety of issues.

Full course description

Course Date:

Apr 29 ~ Aug 4, 2024


Recomended at least 8 weeks prior to end of the term.

Course Type:

Independent Study (Not guided by an Instructor)