Psychology

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PSYC 101 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the student to the scientific study of human behavior through the analysis of facts, theories, and concepts. Emphasizes biological, social, and cognitive influences on behaviors, such as learning, memory, perception, sexuality, personality, development, psychological disorders, and group behavior. Attention also given to historical developments and experimental techniques. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81291 PSYC 101 03 07:00AM-07:50AM MWF 477 Galace,Maria 18 7*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81292 PSYC 101 05 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 477 Galace,Maria 18 5*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81293 PSYC 101 07 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 1684 Smith,Danielle 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81294 PSYC 101 09 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 471 Yaronne,Robert 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81295 PSYC 101 11 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 473 Zamudio,Paula 18 3*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81296 PSYC 101 13 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 475 Robbin,Tobeka 18 2*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81297 PSYC 101 15 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 477 Allan,Asher 18 8*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81298 PSYC 101 17 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 475 Forsyth,Claudia 18 9*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81299 PSYC 101 18 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 1684 Smith,Danielle 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81300 PSYC 101 19 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 1684 Zamudio,Paula 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81301 PSYC 101 20 01:30PM-02:45PM TTH 475 Koontz,Janet 18 5*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81302 PSYC 101 21 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 478 Murray,Thomas 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81303 PSYC 101 22 01:30PM-02:45PM TTH 478 Forsyth,Claudia 18 4*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81304 PSYC 101 23 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 475 Forsyth,Claudia 18 3*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81305 PSYC 101 25 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 1682 Allan,Asher 18 3*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81306 PSYC 101 27 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 478 McAneney,Danielle 18 2*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81307 PSYC 101 29 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 478 Murray,Thomas 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81308 PSYC 101 31 01:30PM-02:45PM MW 475 Robbin,Tobeka 18 5*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81309 PSYC 101 33 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 475 Koontz,Janet 18 1*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Honors Option Available
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81310 PSYC 101 35 03:00PM-04:15PM TTH 475 Koontz,Janet 18 5*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Honors Option Available
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82605 PSYC 101 37 03:00PM-04:15PM MW 475 Herrin,Bridget 18 7*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Honors Option Available
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81322 PSYC 101 70 08:00AM-11:05AM TTH 7201A Jimenez,Blanca 8 8*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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81323 PSYC 101 71 08:00AM-09:30AM MW 7212 Herrin,Bridget 16 15*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81324 PSYC 101 72 08:00AM-11:20AM TTH 7213 Beeman,Amy 8 6*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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81325 PSYC 101 80 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 5204 Stone,Pamela 18 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81326 PSYC 101 82 12:00PM-03:20PM MW 5208 Yaronne,Robert 8 1*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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82819 PSYC 101 CB1 08:00AM-09:20AM TTH ELHS Allan,Asher 20 21*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/1/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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82820 PSYC 101 CB2 08:00AM-09:20AM TTH ELHS Allan,Asher 20 40*
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Begins: 8/1/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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PSYC 106 HUMAN SEXUALITY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explains the processes involved in the experience of human sexual activity. Emphasizes the role of psychological, sociological, physiological, and social aspects applicable to human sexuality, including topical commentaries on sexually transmitted diseases, child abuse, contemporary sexual activities and lifestyles, and methods of treatment utilized for healthy sexuality. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 106 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81328 PSYC 106 01 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 478 Smith,Danielle 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81329 PSYC 106 03 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 478 McAneney,Danielle 18 4*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81330 PSYC 106 05 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 201 Lawson,Gabriel 18 2*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81334 PSYC 106 80 10:30AM-11:45AM MW 5208 Correll,Espen 18 5*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81335 PSYC 106 82 12:00PM-03:20PM MW 5208 Beeman,Amy 8 9*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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PSYC 116 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Examines human behavior and personality development in a social context. Includes an investigation of topics such as, social cognition, self identity, social perception, attitudes, conformity, stereotypes, group dynamics, aggression, and altruism. (Same as SOC 116.) [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 116 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81336 PSYC 116 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 1683 Smilo,Pamela 18 20*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82832 PSYC 116 CB1 12:38PM-02:08PM MW SWUHS Zamudio,Paula 19 5*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/5/2013 Ends: 12/11/2013
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82833 PSYC 116 CB2 12:38PM-02:08PM MW SWUHS Zamudio,Paula 19 45*
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Begins: 8/5/2013 Ends: 12/11/2013
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PSYC 201 ACADEMIC AND CAREER OPTIONS IN PSYCHOLO GY 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent.] Explores academic and career options in psychology. Covers information on post-baccalaureate options in psychology and related fields. Fosters the identification of career-related strengths and interests. Introduces topics such as resources in psychology, undergraduate advising, and career services. [D]
PSYC 201 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81339 PSYC 201 03 12:00PM-01:50PM W 564B Contreras,Rudy 8 2*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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81340 PSYC 201 05 12:00PM-01:50PM T 1685B Jimenez,Blanca 8 7*
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Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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PSYC 211 LEARNING 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Studies the principles of animal and human learning, comparison of classical and instrumental conditioning, schedules of reinforcement and punishment, and applications of learning principles to practical verbal and motor skill behaviors. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 211 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81341 PSYC 211 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 475 Rocha,Lina 18 8*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81342 PSYC 211 03 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 475 Rocha,Lina 18 21*
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PSYC 230 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Examines the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of the individual throughout the life span. Includes the development of the individual, beginning with conception and prenatal development and continuing through infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, late adulthood, and death and dying. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 230 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81344 PSYC 230 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 229B Correll,Espen 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81345 PSYC 230 03 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 1684 Jimenez,Blanca 18 2*
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PSYC 250 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent.] Emphasizes the study of psychological disorders in children, adolescents, adults, and the aged. Focuses on description, assessment, and treatment of abnormal behavior patterns. Includes disorders of stress, eating, anxiety, and personality, as well as affective disorders, schizophrenia, substance-related disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, disorders of childhood and adolescence, disorders of aging and cognition, and ethical issues related to the mental health profession. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 250 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81348 PSYC 250 01 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 478 Murray,Thomas 18 23*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PSYC 255 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces scientific methodology in psychology with an emphasis on descriptive, experimental, and applied research. Teaches the American Psychological Association writing style for empirical report writing. This course is intended for psychology majors and behavioral science students interested in the processes of research. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 255 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82474 PSYC 255 01 01:30PM-02:45PM TTH 473 Davis,Daniel 18 24*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PSYC 260 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent.] Focuses upon the study of human behavior from a physiological perspective. Emphasizes the brain and its relationship to behaviors such as perception, emotion, motivation, learning, memory, arousal, sleep, and psychological disorders. Discusses evolutionary explanations, along with genetic and hormonal influences. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 260 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81350 PSYC 260 03 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 475 Rocha,Lina 18 28*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82498 PSYC 260 04 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 475 Rocha,Lina 18 25*
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81351 PSYC 260 05 01:30PM-02:45PM TTH 477 Sweeney,Kim 18 8*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PSYC 270 STATISTICAL METHODS OF PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC/SOC 101 or equivalent; MATH 60 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes statistical methods of behavioral sciences, including sampling, basic research designs, describing distributions through graphs and tables, measures of central tendency, variability, linear correlation and regression, applications of normal probability curve, and test of significance. (Same as SOC 270.) [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 270 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81354 PSYC 270 01 09:30AM-10:45AM MW 1683 Rocha,Lina 18 17*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81355 PSYC 270 03 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 1683 Ballesteros,Elizabeth 18 14*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81356 PSYC 270 05 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 473 Ballesteros,Elizabeth 18 17*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82502 PSYC 270 07 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 221 Davis,Daniel 18 17*
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81360 PSYC 270 680 08:00AM-09:30AM F 5204 Contreras,Rudy 18 19*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
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82093 PSYC 270 80 09:00AM-10:15AM TTH 5205 Contreras,Rudy 18 15*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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Total Courses: 10 Total Sections: 53
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
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Honors courses provide enhanced admission opportunities, increased scholarship opportunities and special recognition on transcripts.

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