Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 3310

Sensation and Perception

Examination of how observers perceive their environments through sensory information; emphasis on major sensory systems including vision, audition, spatial orientation, touch, taste, and olfaction.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 1100 or 1100H

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving


Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation

Psychology Major:

Core B: Cognitive Psychology

Psychology Minors:

Core B elective for General Psychology

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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