Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 4515

Psychology of Emotion

An examination of emotion focusing on how emotions are interconnected to other basic psychological processes such as cognition, motivation, decision making, and well-being.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 2220(H) and 2300

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
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships


Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Enhance teamwork capacity

Psychology Major:


Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Biological Bases of Behavior, Social Psychology and Personality

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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