PSY - PSYCHOLOGY

PSY-101 General Psychology

This course is an analysis of human behavior with special reference to thinking, learning, memory, perception, and emotion, individual differences in intelligence, psychotherapy, and personality. The scientific nature and practical relevance of psychological investigations and research findings are discussed. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

PSY-102 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

This course is an examination of psychological adjustment and of the prevention and treatment of psychological disorders. The course focuses on the framework established by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Topics of discussion include community mental health problems, stress and coping mechanisms, anxiety disorders, sexual variations and dysfunction, and the more severe disorders such as schizophrenia. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

PSY-103 Educational Psychology

This course introduces the student to psychology as applied to the teaching-learning process. Topics of discussion include the varieties of human learning, the physical, social, and cognitive development of the learner, the teacher's use of the environment to influence learning, the teacher's role in education, and education self-direction. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

PSY-104 Psychology of Human Relations

This course is designed to encourage the active participation of each student in a series of activities and lectures that promote increased self-awareness and self-concept. Source materials in the psychology of human relations, communications, group behavior, adjustment, and leadership are studied and discussed. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

PSY-106 Developmental Psychology: Lifespan

This course is a survey course that provides an overview of the psychological development of the individual through the lifespan. The changes during the childhood, adolescent, adult and elderly periods are studies via theories applied to the whole human lifecycle. Theories about psycho-social, moral, and language development as well as the effect of work, gender, intelligence,personality, health, and other factors on human development are examined. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

PSY-110 Psychology of Sexuality

This course emphasizes the changing concepts in human sexuality. Of importance are socialization, deviance, treatment, and psychotherapy in the field of sexuality. Of major interest are the paraphilia, victimization, homosexuality, gender identity, and the psychodynamics involved in sexual expression. >Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

PSY-111 Sport Psychology

This course is an introduction to sport psychological theory, research, and application. Sport Psychology examines how psychological factors affect an individual's physical performance, and how participation in sport and exercise enhances psychological health and personal well-being. The topics covered include personality; motivation; arousal and anxiety; group cohesion and leadership; effective communication; imagery and skills training; and psychological reactions to athletic injuries. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

PSY-123 Cross-Cultural Psychology

This course is an analysis of psychological development in a variety of cultural settings. The course explains the similarities and differences in personality between people with different cultural backgrounds. Topics included in the course are childbearing, abnormal and normal behavior, sex roles, attitudes toward authority, and moral/religious traditions in various cultures.>Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

PSY-127 Stress Management

This course is a study of stressful tension and of its psychological and physiological management. Students practice several techniques of coping with stress including problem solving, relaxation techniques, biofeedback, exercise, and work strategies. Personal stress management approaches are emphasized. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

PSY-201 Child Psychology

This course is designed to help the student understand the significant stages of motor, cognitive, linguistic, emotional, and social development of the child as these are influenced by genetic, cultural, and individual forces from the prenatal period through middle childhood. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

PSY-101

PSY-202 Psychology of Adolescence

This course is the study of human development from late childhood to adulthood. The course examines the physical, psychological, sexual, and social development of adolescents, the development of identity and self-concept, relationships with parents, and the maturation process. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

PSY-101

PSY-207 Psychology of Women

This course is an in-depth examination of the psychology of women. The course analyzes the interplay of biological and cultural factors as they affect gender roles. 226128156Typical226128157 female behaviors are examined and assessed in terms of these factors in an attempt to understand the bases of social similarities as well as differences. >Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

PSY-101

PSY-210 Social Psychology

This course is an introduction to social psychological theory, research, and application. It examines how people perceive, influence, and relate to others. It also investigates the diverse cultural contexts that shape social interactions. The topics covered will include social perception, attitude formation and change, persuasion and social influence, cultural norms, interpersonal attraction, prejudice and stereotyping, group interaction, aggression, and helping behavior. >Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

PSY-101

PSY-291 Co-Op Work Experience [Psychology]

This course provides the student with the opportunity to gain human relations work experience in social institutions that relate to his/her career goals. The program is under professional guidance in a college approved work environment. Students are supervised by a faculty member, and job placement assistance is available through the Co-Op Office. Lecture [1.00], Cooperative [3.00].

Credits

1

Prerequisites

PSY-101

PSY-292 Co-Op Work Experience [Psychology]

This course provides the student with the opportunity to gain human relations work experience in social institutions that relate to his/her career goals. The program is under professional guidance in a college approved work environment. Students are supervised by a faculty member, and job placement assistance is available through the Co-Op Office. Lecture [1.00], Cooperative [8.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

PSY-101

PSY-293 Co-Op Work Experience [Psychology]

This course provides the student with the opportunity to gain human relations work experience in social institutions that relate to his/her career goals. The program is under professional guidance in a college approved work environment. Students are supervised by a faculty member, and job placement assistance is available through the Co-Op Office. Lecture [1.00], Cooperative [12.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

PSY-101