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Psychology (PSYC)

PSYC 1103 - General Psychology

Focus on the scientific study of behavior and its development as a distinct field of study. A survey course which considers the brain, states of consciousness, motivation, emotion, stress, learning, intelligence, personality, abnormal behavior, therapy, and social psychology. Fall, Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = PSYC 1103
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

PSYC 1153 - Human Sexuality

Exploration of the physical, social, emotional, and political parameters of human sexuality, family planning, love and intimacy, sex and ethics, sex and society, and sex and humanism. Prerequisite: PSYCH 1103-General Psychology. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

PSYC 2013 - Developmental Psychology

Genetic, maturational, and environmental factors are integrated in the study of behavior from infancy through adulthood. Prerequisite: PSYC 1103-General Psychology. Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = PSYC 2103
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

PSYC 2023 - Child Growth And Development

This course is the study of environmental and hereditary effects on the cognitive, affective, psychomotor and sociolinguistic development of typically and atypically developing children from conception to middle childhood of diverse cultural backgrounds within and outside the United States. These students will be introduced to ways to observe and evaluate children’s development and recognize possible delays in development. Practical application of theory is provided through a variety of hands-on experiences and observations. Fall, Spring or upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Social Sciences

PSYC 2133 - Mental Health

Study of psychological factors relating to personal adjustment and mental health with emphasis on disorders and the well integrated personality. Opportunity for self examination. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

PSYC 2163 - Abnormal Psychology

Designed to survey the principle forms of abnormal behavior. Causes, symptoms, classification, treatment, and prevention will be addressed. Prerequisite: PSYC 1103-General Psychology. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Social Sciences