Course: General Psychology

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Course title General Psychology
Course code KCHP/OPS
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Diallo Karolina, Mgr. et Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. introduction to psychology as empirical science (development of the subjects of psychology, its metodology and system, treatise on psychical functions and basic principles of psychical phenomena. Paradigma of the human psyche. Utilizing psychology at praxis. Biological and socio-cultural conditions of development the human psyche. 2. View of categories psychological prosesses: consciousness (normal and specific forms, sons etc).and unconsciousness, kognitive functions (perception, imagination. thinking, emotions and feeling, motivation of behavior and wil (volition), memory and learning). 3. View of basic themata on psychology of personality as a systém psychological dispositions. Psychological concept of structure and dynamics of personality. Psychological traits of personality. Personality stratifications and types. Concept of the Self., "self-relations" of knowing and behavior motivation. Systém of motives and self-defensive forms (patterns) of behavior. Streng (big) life-situations (stress, inner conflicts, frusrations). 4. Theories of psychology: psychoanalysis, neopsychoanalysis, behaviorism, human and transpersonal psychology, cognitive and evolutionary psychology, neothomistic concept of the human soul.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
basic knowledge of psychological facts
define and explain
not needed

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

lectures and study of recomended literatur, seminar works
Recommended literature
  • Nakonečný, M. Lexikon psychologie. Praha, Vodnář, 2013.
  • Nakonečný, M. Psychologie: přehled základních oborů. Praha/Kroměříž - Triton, 2011.
  • Plzáková, A. Učebnice obecné psychologie. Praha Academia, 2003.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Theology (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter